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tl A Scottish Nerd. — The decline in American tourist traffic in Scotland is, acording to a 
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nnrn TWO HUJSTDEED and FIFTY POUNDS will be paid 
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sonal repi'esentatives of any person who is killed by an 
accident causing material damage to the passenger 
train or steamer connecting with the Mainland, or 
tramway car or public omnibus (excluding char-a- 
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BUTE COUNTY DIRECTORY, as that, being dated, forms the only evidence 

of its currency. 


WE have pleasure in producing the Jubilee issue of 
our hardy Annual. 

The early numbers contained the Officials and House- 
holders of Buteshire only. The Anniversaries and Traders 
were absorbed from the West Coast Almanac, issued als 
the New Year, and embracing districts outside Buteshire 
— the phenominal success of which in Mid Argyll, led to 
the establishment of the printing office in Lochgilphead. 

Rothesay is the most attractive and best known. We 
would like to see its spirit of enterprise spreading among 
the other districts. They have each and all something to 
be proud of. These cannot be properly appreciated until 
better known. In the present Directory we continue the 
four distinct parts. 

This Directory is not only at hand for reference at all 
times throughout the whole county, but it is also ready for 
reference in the public libraries of Scotland, England, Ire- 
land and Wales, and also in numerous business houses and 
agencies in busy centres ; besides this, we send copies to 
the passenger steamers communicating with the islands of 
Buteshire, and these are hung up in their cabins. 

The Public Libraries as a rule do not subscribe to 
other than the few large National Directories. The more 
numerous and detailed District Directories would cost too 
much. Eor years we have sent, complimentarily, copies of 
ours — which are much appreciated ; and we are prepared 
to increase this mumber by forwarding other free copies 
to any Libraries to be named by customers giving orders 
to the value o £1. 

As our Advertising friends appreciate the continued 
distribution of their announcements facing the ordinary 
reading matter, we will, on receipt of orders early, keep 
permanent this decided advantage. 

We do not give a full list- of Householders because of 
laok of support ; but our fuller list in MS is available. 

Those who wish Lists of Householders (arranged in 
Streets and Wards) can get that in the Official Voters' Roll 
— in whole or. in parts. 

Our best thanks are again accorded to those who have 
in any way helped us in this compilation. It takes long 
and careful vigilance to ascertain and give effect to the 
continual changes. 

HIGGLE & CO., Printers and Publishers 
Rothesay, July, 1929. 

P. S.— Will the many persons who consult the Bute County Directory 
in the Libraries, Reading Rooms, Banks, Offices. Shops, etc. . through- 
out the County and beyond it, free of charge, please remember that they 
are indebted for this privilege to the patronage of our Subscribers and 

Part I 


Population - - - 17—37 

Valuation - 17 

Agricultural Statistics - is 

Fishery Statistics - 19 

Benefactions ... 39 

Part II— Officials. 


ISLE fo BUTE - - 35 

Parish and Burgh of Rothesay 37 

Parish of North Bute - - 63 

Parish of Kingarth - 65 


Parish of Kilbride . 6S 

Parish of Kilmory - - 69 


Burgh of Millport. - - 72 

Part III— Householders. 


Rothesay - - - - 77 

North Bute - - - 109- 

Kingarth • 113 

Part IV— Traders. 

Rothesay - . - - 115 

North Bute - ■ - 123 

Kingarth - - - 125 


Millport - - 126 


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(2) Steamboat boycott of Millport [three days], 1906. 
(8) Wm C Harvey, Printer-Publisher, Lochgilphead, d 1927. 
Debut of the Royal Rothesay Silver Band on Esplanade, 1927 
(5) Ex-provost Robert Craig Miller, Rothesay, died 1926 
Silver Wedding of Prov. and Mrs McMillan, Rothesay,1918. 
King married, 1893. Marquis of Bute married, 1905. 
Ex-President Taft, U.S.A., LL.D., Aberdeen Univ., 1922. 
Lieut Jas Cunningham, Rothesay, killed at the Front. 1916. 
T S Lockhart, Coatbridge, apptd Gas Manager, Roth., 1929 
Lord Bute brought his bride to Mountstuart, 1905. 
(10-11-12) King George V visited Rothesay. 1920. 
Ex-Prov. Mcintosh apptd. Clerk, Bute Insurance Co., 192 3. 
(12) David Arnot apptd. County Cleik of Buteshire, 1923. 
Inauguration of Albert Memorial Fountain, Rothesay, 1864 
Rev John M'Alpine, Roslin (native of Rothesay, died), 1922 

(15) Captain Harding appointed Chief Constable, 1898. 

(16) Death of Councillor William Black, Rothesay, 1921. 
King George V, visited Edinburgh (Butemen honrd.), 1911. 
(20) Saint Bruix Day Fair instituted, 1585. 

jR C Garden Fete, Convent Grounds, Rothesay, 1923. 
Rev John R.Scoular, Cupar-Fife, died 1915. 
Rev John Saunders, Kingarth, inducted, 1879. 
International Advertising Convention visited the Clyde, 1924 
Dr Andrew J. Hall, Rothesay, died, 1916. 
3000 American- Scottish Clansman welcomed Hame, 1928 
Pirmnill Ferryboat foundered : the 30 passengers saved, 1923 
(29) Sir James Lamont, Knockdhu, died, 1913. 

29) Freedom of Rothesay to Prof. Sir Wm. Macewen, '22. 

30) Rev J D Ramsay inducted to Rothesay Free Ch., 1918 
Sheriff Anderson, Dumfries, to Renfrew and Bute, 1917 

18a Internaeia Esperanto Kongreso opened. Edinhureo. 1926 


Glasgow Corporation Public Libraries. 

Commercial Library Glasgow. 
Many thanks for the latest issue of your very well compiled Directory of Bute 
County. This, as in previous years, will be very useful here. The Commercial Library 
is proving increasingly useful to the business men of Glasgow, and every Directory we 
have is used, — W Jno Phillips, Librarian in charge. 


Remember, when enjoying your Holidays, to 


and send it to_friends abroad to gladen their hearts, and sell for the benefit 
of benevolent institutions. Quite a deal of good is thus done. 


Calendar— Anniversaries, ete. 

1 Tliur House of Lords decided in favour of Remainant Frees, 1904 

2 Fri 1250 Scottish-Americans welcomed Hame on holiday 1926 

3 Sat Rev J M E Ross,Editor, British Weekly, died in Italy, 1925 

4 Sun Earl of Dumfries born at Mount Stuart, 1907. 

5'Mon Rev Hugh Davidson inducted into West U F Church, 1925 
Tues Charter granted to Lodge Rothesay St John, No. (29G) 292 
Wed A. W. Herbert appointed County Clerk, 1909. 
Thur Scots Coronation Stone taken to England, 1296. 
Fri Late King's Coronation (postponed from 2Gth June), 1902 
Sat Rev Frank Saunders bd, killed in action, 1918. 
Sllll John Morrison, Master of Works, Rothesay, died 1926. 
Mon (11) Win Spencer, J. P., Southpark. died, 1911 
l'ue Sir William Maxwell, Ardbeg, knighted, 1919. 
Wed Rothesay Electric Tramways Inspected by Bd of Trade, 190: 
Thur (14)Sergt. Dune. Ferguson, killed at the Front, 1916. 

Fri Late King's first visit to Rothesay, 184' 
Sat (16) Rothesay Esplanade Russell Band Stand opened, 1871- 
Sllll Roth say Town Council purchased fire engine, 1913. 
Mon Rothesay Electric Tramways opened for traffic, 1902. 
Tues Agricultural Society's Free Gift Sale at Roth. Castle, 191" 
Wed Archd. Brown, Banker, Rothesay, died, 1903. 
Thur.Presbyterianism established in Scotland, 1567. 
Fri Visit of Foreign Esperantists to Rothesay, 1907. 
Sat jSteamer " Comet " launched at Port-Glasgow, 1812 
Sun (24) George Innes, Pawnbroker, Rothesay, died, 1913, 
Mon Sheriff Wilson introduced to Rothesay Sheriff Court, 1912. 
Tues : (28) Opening of Railwaymen's Conv. Home at Ascog, 192' 
Wed (Private Gavin Fleming, H.L. I., killed at the Front, 1916. 
Thur Memorial Stone of Bridgend New U. F. Church laid, 1908. 
Fri Death of Adam D Macbeth, Writer, Rothesay, 1917. 
Sat lOpening & Dedication of new St Andrew's Cli, Roth., 1925. 

The new edition of the BUTE COUNTY DIRECTORY, published by Messrs 
Higgie & Co., Rothesay, maintains the reputation of the publication as a comprehed- 
sive record of activities and information of interest to the county. The direcctory 
comprises county and burghal information, lists of public officials and society office- 
bearers, agricultural and fishery statistics, and householders and traders. The calen- 
dar, with anniversaries for each date, is in reality a compact history of the county. — 
Record and Mail, Glasgow. 

This useful handbook of useful local information is again issued - - - - - 
It is quite indispensible for those carrying on business in or outwith the county. 
— Buteman. 

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Princess Louise and Marquis of Lome visited Rothesay, 1874 

(1) Sanitary Congress at Rothesay, 1922. 

Freedom of Rothsy. to A. B. Stewart and Thos. Russell, 1875 

Sir Jn Reid gave Erskine House for Soldiers' Hospital, 1916 

Ex-Bailie Aitchison, Rothesay, died, 1908. 

Sergt. T. Hamilton killed at the Front, 1916. 

Co-Operative Society formed in Rothesay 1918. 

Rev Chas Matheson, ma, inducted, Chapehill U.F. Ch.,'22 

ex-Bailie Muir won Scottish Bakers' Champion Cup, 1909. 

^9) Chapelhill Free Gaelic Church, Rothesay, opened, 1860. 

jSergt. Donald MTntyre awarded Military Medal, 1916. 

Rothesay public street lighting by Electricity, 1899. 

James Heaton, Spirit Merchant, Rothesay, died 1924 

Ex-Provost Sharp, j.r,, d.l.. died 1914. 

Waverley Picture House, Rothesay, opened 1926. 

Rothesay War Memorial unveiled, 1922. 

John Cruickshanks, Plumber, died, 1907. 

League of Mercy Fete at Mountstuart. 1926 

Corp. Robert C. Miller, Canada, killed at the Front, 1916. 

James Robertson, Greensin Mill, died 1927 

Rev Charles Matheson, called to Aberdeen, 1925. 

Ex-Provost Brown, Rothesay, died, 1878 

Sir John Lindsay, Town Clerk, Glasgow, died 1927 

Wm. Tytler appointed Agent, Royal Bank, Roth, 1906 

Opening of "Lady Maigaret" Hospital, Millport, 1900. 

Rev Dr Alex. Robertson, Nagpur. died at Rothesay, 1920. 

Rev Samuel Crabb, Ard beg Baptist Church, died 1919. 

Freedom of Rothesay to first Barber, 1764. 

Use of Iron Harrow Pins enacted in Bute, 1720. 

Prince Leopold visited Rothesay, 1876. 

(30) Bailie John Slaven, Rothesay, died 1924 

As far as we can see, the information about Millport and Cumbrae is quite cor- 
rect and thoroughly reliable, so we may take it for granted that the rest of the matter 
is the same. The book, which runs into 144 pp., should be extremely useful and con- 
venient for the residents of the county of islands, as well as to visitors, especially those 
who have business dealings with the inhabitants.— Largs and Millport Neivs 

This useful publication is again to hand. The publishers have been so enter 
prising as regards its compilation that the Directory is now an absolute necessity to 
business people who have dealings with the picturesque County of Bute. It should bs 
noted that the Directory also contains a useful almanac. — Ardrossan Herald, 


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Calendar— Anniversaries, etc. 

Ministerial Jubilee of Rev J M Dickie, bd, New Roth., 1926 

Colin Wilson nurseryman, R«thesay, died, 1922. 

Battle of Largs, 1263. Jewish New Year begins. 

Lord Ninian Stuart killed in action in France, 1915. 

Lord Bute intimated gift of Museum and Library, Roth., '25 

Rev Father M'llmail, late of Rotheeay, died 1927 

Arch Lamont, J P, Port Bannatyne, died, 1921. 

Win Montgomerie, solicitor, Richmond. Canada, died 1918. 

Supt. Robertson apptd. Cf. Constable of Buteshire, 1 925 

Freedom of Roth, to G R. Stephenson of Glen Caladh, 1869. 

Grain Store, High Street, Rothesay, burned, 1922, 

Sat 'iRoth. Branch An Comunn Gaidhealach formed, 1906. 

Sun James Dobbie, florist, of Dobbie & Co., Rothesay, died 1905. 

Mon Glasgow Water works opened, 1859. 

Tues No life can be dreary when work is delight.— Havergal 

Wed (17) John Gibson, butcher, died, 1909. 

Thur Wm P Dickie, j p, Farmer, Bannatyne Mains, died 1921. 

Fri [ex-Provost Rowatt, Millport, died 1928 

Sat Sudden death of Councillor D. I. Morris, Rothesay, 1911. 
20 Sun Q- M. Sergt. Neil Leitch died through War shock, 1919. 
21,Mor, j Telephone connection with Kilchattan Bay opened, 1908. 

22 Tues 1(21) Andrew Dodds, joiner, Rothesay died. 1908. 

23 Wed Ordination and Induction of Rev Wm.'Galbraith, Roth., 1 888. 

24 Tlmi- 'Malcolm Weir, Rothesay's Oldest Merchant died 1925 

25 Fri James VI styled King of James I Great Britain, 166-1. 

26 Sat J C Lamb inducted U F Church, Lamlash, 1922. 

27 Sun Re ^ Wm Gardiner inducted in Craigmore U F Church. 1926 
28Mur. ,'(28) Duncan M'Nicol, Cabman-Poet, Rothesay, died, 1926. 
'29 l Tues | Freedom of Rothesay to Marquis of Lome, 1874. 

30, Wed (Opening of Rothesay New Gas Works 1899 
ol Thur Prince George visited Rothcsav. 1922 


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KevC T Beale, b a, inducted rector, St Paul's, Rothesay, '09 

James Lyon, farmer, Drumachlov. died, 1913. 

Parish Councillor Harry Leitcb, Rothesay, died 1925 

Institution of Anct. Order of Forresters, Court Bute, 1871 

Whale caught in the Kyles, 1880. 

Duncan Dewar, Architect, Rothesay, died 1926 

Dr Scougal, Inspector of Schools, died, 1916. 

Rev J. C. Rendall inducted into Roth. Baptist Ch., 1920. 

John M. Lamont appointed Clerk to Lieutenancy, 1915. 

Alex. Lister, florist, Rothesay, died, 1917. 

The Great War ended: Armistice signed 1918. 

Donald Grant, solicitor, Rothesay, died, 1920. 

Roth, Harb. Trust agreed to impose Id toll on pier. 1916, 

(13) Deacon Thomson, Ardbeg, aged 94, died 1917. 

(14) Fishery Conference at Rothesay, 1905. 

(17) W. A. Wilson, Proprietor of "Buteman," died, 1908. 

"Duchess of Rothesay" Chapter 15, O.E.S., instd., 1905 

A. M. Millar, grocer,' Rothesay, died, 1917. 

Semi-Jubilee of Rbt. A. Mason, supert., Prudential, 1915 

Ex-Provost Orkney, Rothesav, died, 1909 

(20) Rev Peter Dewar, North' Bute, died 1927 

(Roth, celebr. union of Free and U.P.Churs. [3lstOct.] 1900 

24) John Knox died, 1572 

Capt. Claud Gray Buchanan, killed in action, 1914 

First newspaper printed in Bute, 1839 

(25) Induction of Rev Alex. M'Kenzieto North Bute, 1927. 

Rothesay Town Council took over Gas Works, 1843. 

Opening of Bute Savings Bank Premises, Castle St., 1905 

(30) Bute Burns Club instituted, 1887. 

Presentation to Alex M'Nab, Church worker. Rothesay. '21 

Foundation of Chapelhill Free Church laid, 1859. 




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Queen Alexandra born, 1844. 

(3) Old Mountstuart House destroyed by fire, 1877. 
New Rothesay Masonic Temple opened, 1909. 
(5) A. M. Mackay, Farmer, Bruohag died, 1913 
Amalgamation of Buteshire Liberal Associations, 1917. 
George Shiells, J. P., Rothesay, died suddenly, 1915. 
(8) J. Windsor Stuart, Factor on Bute Estate died, 1905. 
Public Halls, built by ex-Prov. ChasjDuncan, opened, 1879. 
First Lighthouse in Clyde (Cumbrae). opened 1757. 
Hugh McLean, farmer, Ascog, died, 1920. 
League of Nations Branch founded in Rothesay, 1926 
Death of Councillor Robert Miller, Rothesay, 1917. 
"Buteman" Jubilee Celebration and Presentation, 1904. 
David Lawson, Baker, Rothesay, died, 1919. 

(16) Rothesay Advertising Association instituted, 1903. 

(17) New Zealand Flag unfurled, Rothesay Academy, 1910 
Resuscitation of Prov GrndLdge of Argyll and Isles,1875. 
Rothesay public records lost when being returned, 1660. 
George Berwick, m d, Ardbeg; died 1925. 

Captain John Mackirdy, Beechwood, died, 1913. 

Old Bute Militia Colours left in Roth. Parish Ch., 1920. 

Kyles of Bute Hydropathic burned, 1909 — re-opened, 1911 . 

Ex-Bailie Brown, Rothesay, pres. Liberal Assocn., died, 1912 

Lady Margaret MacRae born, 1876. 

Christmas Day. Imperial penny postage, 1898. 

David Macnair, store-keeper, murdered in Canada, 1922. 

Alex. M'Farlane, farme.r, Meikle Kilchattan,died 1920. 

(27) Rev Win C. GalbraHh. m a. b sc : Roth., Ordained, 192;" 

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Second Quarter of the Winter Session commences this Month. 

Calendar— Anniversaries, ete. 

M'Kirdy & M'Millan, Lmtd., Rothesay, formed, 1898. 
John J Wilkie -i'20,000 bequest to Rothesay, intimated, 1928 
Colonel M'Leod Robertson awarded D.S.O., 1918. 
Tragic death of Major GH Fenton Newall, 1916. 
James Heron, Rothesay merchant and Volunteer, died 1903. 
(7) Peter Leith, chemist, Rothesay, died at Glasgow, 1918. 
Capt. Archd, Reid, Rothesay, awarded M.C., 1918. " 
Rev J. King Hewison inducted to Rothesay parish, 1884 
David Robertson, Baker, Rothesay, died, 1910. 
(9) Dr John Maddever, Walsall, died 1911 
To work with a will gives strength and skill. 
Sun iRothesay erected into a Royal Burgh, 1400. 
Mon 'Memorial Stone of Millport Hospital laid, 1901. 
Tues Major J. R. Yeates, County Procurator-Fiscal, died 1920. 
Wed (14) Robert Stewart, Grain Merchant, Rothesay, died 1920 
Thur Arch. 51 Burnie, Florist and Seedsman, d. at Edin , '1924 
Fri Bishop Smith, of Argyll and the Isles, died 1918. 
Sat Hugh Thompson, Foreman Postman, Rothesay,, died 1924 
Sun James Keith, restaurateur Rothesay, died, 1920 
Mon James Duncan, j p, oldest Farmer in Bute, died 1922. 
Tues British Legion formed at Rothesay, 1925. 
Wed (Lord Bannatyne, of Karnes, admitted advocate, 1765 
Thur William Roy appointed Postmaster of Rothesay, 1922. 
Fri (25) Colonel Maclsaao, V.D.. Rothesay, died 1915. 
Sat {Rev A Cowie, inducted in Ascog U F Ch, 1925. 
26.Sun Robert Duncan, Hotel Keeper, Auchenlochan, died, 1922. 
27|Mon '(24) Freedom of Rothesay to first local Shipbuilder, 1765. 
28 Tues [Hugh Duncan, m a, Writer, Ghisgow. died, 1921. 
29' Wed [Marquis of Bute enlisted as Private Soldier, 1916. 
30 Thur James Thompson, Eootmaker, Rothesay, died 1915. 
31 1 Fri 1a. G. Murray appointed President, Court of Session, 1905. 

That very useful publication " The Bute County Directory " is now on our 
our desk, having just been issued. That veteran of the printing fraternity, Mr 
Higgie. is entitled to congratulation on the book, which runs to 150 pages, and is in- 
valuable to anyone doing business in the Burgh or County. — Roihesay Express. 

Our old friend Mr George Higgie (Higgie & Co., publishers, Rothesay), has 
once more sent us a copy of his useful Bute (County and Burgh) Directory. The 
contents appear much as uaual, and at least they are not curtailed from previous 
i«sues. The Calendar, with its local anniversaries, is an interesting feature, and the 
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Calendar— Anniversaries, ete. 

City of Glasgow Bank Directors sentenced, 1879. 

R D Macmillan appointed Procurator-Fiscal of Ayr, 1916. 

(2) Provost Munn, Rothesay, died, 1858. 

Jubilee Presentation to Bridgend U F Ch Office-Bearer, '24 

Rev John Rutherford, late of Craigmore U.F. Ch., died '17. 

Duncan Maclea, writer (" Delta''), died at Glasgow, 1915. 

A place Without a Directory is a place in obscurity. 

Inauguration of Fquifex Disinfector at Rothesay, 1906. 

Robert Orkney, Rothesay, died at Sea, 1916. 

J. R. Yeates, County Proc. Fiscal, pres. Commission, 1916. 

Hugh Lauder, Jeweller, Rothesay, died. 1917. 

Semi-Jubilee of Rev Joseph Traill, bd, U F Par Ch, 1923. 

Councillor Neil M'Callum died, 1911. 

Captain James Williamson, Caledonian steamers, died 1919. 

(16) John A Urquhart, Grocer, Rothesay died 1926. 
Death of Andrew Holmes, Grocer, Rothesay, 1916. 
Presentation of Weights and Measures by Marquess, 1816. 

(17) Marquis of Bute invested with Order of Thistle, 1923. 
Rothesay's Privileges confirmed by James VI, 1584. 
19) Kev canon Macdoanll, Rothtsay, die 1 at Invtrness, 1926. 
First Hydropathic in Scotland (Glenburo, Rothesay), 1843. 
Bryce Ferguson, late Bookseller, Rothesay, died 1918. 
County Volunteer Regiment formed at Rothesay, 1917. 

(23) Wireless Telegraphy installed at 22 Bridge St, 1923. 

(24) Lieutenant Hugh Montgomerie, died 1919 
Robert Williamson, o b e, late of Rothesav, died 1927. 
Capt. M'Kay, Chief Constable, Rothesav, died 1921. 
Rev J. F. Padkin inducted to Rothesay W. U.F. Ch., 1911 
(28) Order of St Patrick instituted, 

This Directory is the reference book to which all — whether strangers or resdents 
WS — turn for information concerning the resources available in town and county for 
business or pleasure. It is not only found throughout the whole Ccouutyof Bute, but 
also in the public libraries throughout the British Isles. It is the only publication of 
the kind published In Buteshire. — Greenock Herald, 



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ex-Bailie James Cunningham, Grocer, Rothosay, died li)29. 
(1) Rev Angus Angus Macpliee, Kilfinnan. died, 1926. 
Norman Lam on t first elected M.P. for Buteshire, 1905. 
Bute Bee- Keepers' Association formed, 1916. 
John J L Gardner apptd Bothesay Chamberlain, 1923. 
Alex Stephen apptd Rothesay Master of Works, 1923. 
Robert Th or burn, late of Kerrycroy, died at Rothesay, 1929. 
'Late Lord Bute's Wedding Dowry intimated, 1897 
(10) Resuscitation of Bute Primrose League, 1903. 
.George Halliday, Sawmill er, Rothesay, died 1915. 
Bute* Agricultural Society established, 1806. 
jWm H Squair, Flesher, Rothesay, died, 1916. 

(12) Ex-Provost MTntosh, Rothesay, died, 1923. 

(13) Fatal Accident to John Mackirdy, writer,Glasgow, '17. 
Introduction of Sheriff Kennedy to Bute Court, 1907. 
Rev John Forsyth inducted to Whiting Bay U F Ch„ 1917. 
.Welcome to Tramway Officials at Rothesay. 1924. 
(17) Presentation of Red Cross Medals by Lady MacRae,'22. 
Peter Monie, rector, Irvine Academy, d. at Rothesay, 1921. 
Rector Burgess, Rothesay Academy, caped D.Sc, 1924 
Major Thomas W Alexander killed at the Front, 1918 
Ex-Provost Donald M'Millan, Rothesay, died, 1921. 
(22) Sir Wm Macewen, Eminent Surgeon, died 1924. 
Consecration of St Blane's Royal Arch Chapter, 163, 1876. 
(26) Week's Missionary Campaign in Bute began, 1923. 
(27)Lieut Fullarton Boag killed at the Front, 1916. 
Lieut. James B Lawson killed at the Front, 1918 
Thomas Gilmour, Kilchattan Tile Works died, 1916. 
RevWm Galbraith, Bridgend U F Church, Rothesay, d, '22 
Capt. M'Nicol, Bute Goods Steamer, died. 1919. 
(30) Robt. Brown, Town Crier, Rothesay, died, 1916. 

The Argyllshire Advertiser f 19th Sept., 1928. says: — " Those in Mid- Argyll 
who have business connections with the Island of Bute would find it an excellent in- 
vestment to spend 3s in the Bute Directory, now being circulated by Messrs Higgie & 
Co., Rothesay. The compiler, Mr George Higgie, who is over 80 years of age, was 
one* of the first of the pioneeers of printing in Lochgilphead — about 40 years ago. ' 
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The Oban Times . . " This able annual has, in its latest number, all the fea- 
tures which have made it of use and importance to those connected in any way with 
the County of Bute. There is a special feature which should appeal to those inter- 
ested in the Island County, and that is, attached to each day of the year, are events 
or anniversaries definitely belonging to the shire." 


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Robert III died in Rothesay Castle, 1406. 
Sheriff Martin opened new wing of Victoria Hospital, 1928. 
Sudden death of James Kay, Forester on Bute Estate, 1917 
Ninian Duncan, Grain Merchant, Rothesay, died 1919. 

(6) Scot. Federation of Meat Traders met at Rothesay, 1927 

(7) Rev VV T Smellie inducted to Rothesay Parish, 1925 
Rev Jas Girvan, M.A., inducted to Nth. Bute U.F. Ch., 1914. 
Lord Bute offered Skeoch Wood to Burgh of Rothesay, 1912 
Win Whyte,Gas Manager, Rothesay, died, 1929 
James Hunter, Rothesay's oldest Shopkeeper, died, 1911. 
Capt. Robt. M'Fie, late Harbourmaster, Rothesay, died, 1913 
Ex-Bailie Wm Lyle sworn as Hon Sheriff Substitute, 1917. 

13 Sun Sheriff Ballingall introduced to Rothesay Court. 1928. 

14 Mon A. D. Macbeth, gave £1500 to maintain free Pier, 1917. 
15JTues 12 E, othesay Electric Power Station opened, 1927 

16 Wed (Lieut J A Miller, Port-Bannatyne, killed at the Eront, '17, 
17|ThurRoth. Boy Scouts New Hall opened by Sir Jn. Reid, 1915. 

18 Fri (John Smith, Fishmonger, Rothesay, died 1923. 

19 Sat 'Sudden death of George Stuart, florist, Rothesay, 1912. 

20 *un R ev J Townsley, inducted, Kilchattan Bay U F Ch., 1922. 

21 Mon |(22) Rev. Alex Stirling, Rothesay Free Church, died, 1907 

22 Tues (23) St George's Day. 

23 Weri George M Allison, Pier Turnstiles, died 1922. 
24lThur John Patience, bootmaker, Rothesay, died 1916. 

25 Fri (26) Rothesay Charity Organisation Society formed, 1909. 

26 Sat |Rpv Malcolm Smith, MA, instituted in St Paul's, Roth., '25 

27 Sun Duke of Rothesay visited Arran, 1914 

28 Mon (27) Captain John Williamson died at Nice, 1922. 

29 Tups Lieut. John Wilson Alexander torpd. in Mediterranean, '18. 

30 Wed | Presentation, J R Thomson, Parish Council, Clk,, Arran, 1927 


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l|Thur John Lee, Edinburgh, became postmaster of Rothesay, 1927 

2 Fri Majority of. Marquis of Graham, 1928 

3 Sat Dr David J Penney, Rothesay, died, 1929 

Sun Garden Party for Red Cross at Mountstuart , 1916. 
Mon F. W. F. Clark installed P. G. M. M. at Rothesay, 1916. 
Tues H R Keay appointed County Aseessor, 1924 
Wed H J G Ross appointed headmaster of Roth. Pub. Sell., 1906. 
rhur (7) Lieut. John Wilson Alexander died in Great War, 1918, 
Fri Alfred W Herbert, County Clerk of Buteshire, died, 1923 
Sat (ll)Foundatioli Stone of Rothesay Academy laid, 1868. 
Sun(!2) Thomson Home, Rothesay, opened, 1926 
Mon Rev Daniel M Stewart, ma, inducted to Kingarth, 1926 
Tues (12) Ascog Water Supply for Rothesay adopted, 1856. 
Wed (15) George Hicks & Son, Chemists, estab. in Rothesay, 1826 
Thur (16) Scut. Tram. Officials Annual Congress at Rothesay, '24, 
Kri Amalgamation of Buteshire and Rothesay Burgh Police, 1923 
Sat Ordination of Rev James Esselmont, in Bridgend, 1923. 
Sun (17) 2nd AnI. Mtg. of Scot. Tramway Assn., Rothesay, 1924, 
Mon ||18) Rev John Dickie, b.d., inducted to New Rothesay, 1911. 

Tues (19) Lieut. John M'Donald Smith, killed at the Front,19i6. 

Wed (20) Swing Bridge, Rothesay Mid Pier opened, 1908. 

Thur Thomas Reid, retired Schoolmaster, Arran, died, 1910 

Fri (24) John G. Heron, Baker, Rothesay, died, 1920. 

Sat Queen Victoria born, 1819. Empire Day. 

Sun (24) George Prentice, Clothier, Rothesay, died 1925 

Mon 'John M'Cord, Builder, Rothesay, died 1915 

Tues Daniel Duncan, Woodend, died 1915. 

Wed (27) A. B. Stewart, Convener of the County, died 1880. 

Thur Rev Alistair Mackenzie. Ind. to E U F Ch, Millport, 1924 

Fri (31) N. H Constable appointed Factor on Bute Estate, 1920 

Sat Rothesay Entertainment Pavilion, Esplanade, opened 1924 


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1 Sun Captain James M'Orone, died at Rothesay, aged HO, 1923. 

2 Mon (3) Sir John Reid, Ardencraig, knighted, 1918. 

3 Tues King George V, born, 1865. 

4 Wed Arthur Swans ton, Grocer, Rothesay, died 1917. 

5 Thur (4) Win Hunter, Builder, Rothesay, died 1929. 

6 Fri ! (5) 20a Skota Esperanto Kongreso, opened at Largs, '25 

7 Sat (8) Major Peter Couper, obe, died at Glasgow, 1925 

8 Slin (9) Our Manager's Jubilee as a Printer and Publisher, 1912. 

9 Mon (lOjMarquis of Graham apptd. Lord-Lieut, of Buteshire, '20 

10 Tues Rev J E, Howe ordained-inducted te Chapelhill U F Ch, '26. 

11 Wed Marchioness of Bute appointed D C, B E, 1918. 

12 Thur Lady Jean Crichton Stuart married to Hon. J. Bertie, j928. 

13 Fri Presbyterial Presentation to Miss Marianne Mackinlay, '23 

14 Sat Lady Mary Hamilton and Marquis of Graham mar., 1906. 

15 Sun j(12) Inauguration of Bridgend U. F. Church organ, 1910 

16 Mon Lord Ninian Stuart married, 1906. 

17 Tues (18) Battle of Waterloo, 1815. 

18 Wed !(19) Opening of Bridgend New U. F. Church, 1909. 

19 Thur|(20) Sir Charles Dalrymple, late M.P. for Bute, died 1916. 

20 Fri jMarquis of Bute born, 1881. 

21 Sat 1(20) Wilkie Alms Houses, Rothesay, opened 1929 

22 SunjKing George V crowned, 1911 

23 Mon Duke of Rothesav born, 1894 (24) Bannockburli Day, 1314 

24 Tues Rev Joseph Traill inducted to U. F. Parish Ch., Roth.. 1902. 

25 Wed Rev Adam Hunter inducted to Rothesay Free Ch., 1913 

26 Thur Rev. J. J. Dawson, St Andrew's R C Ch, Roth., died 1903. 

27 Fri Welcome Home of Marquis and Marchioness of Graham, 1906. 

28 Sat ("27) Telephonic Communication with Arran opened, 1923, 

29 Sun'(28) Rev William Winter, Ascog U F Church, died 1924, 

30 Mon (28) Australian Public School boys visited Rothesay, 1924. 

1(30) Rothesay Aquarium opened, 1875. 

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THE COUNTY OF BUTE comprises the seven islands in the Firth ot Clyde, viz, 
— Bute, the most populous; Arran, the largest ; the Great and Little 
Cumbraes, off the Ayrsliire Coast; Holy Isle and Pladda, off Avian; and Inch- 
harnock, off Bute. 

The total Area of the County (land and water, exclusive of tidal water) is 
139,658 acres, of which 53,510 are mountain and heath lands used for grazing. 3,806 
acres are under plantations, and 794 are covered with water There are 25,981 acres 
under all kinds of crops, bare fallow and grass, which is a gradual inroad on the 
mountain heath and hitherto uncultivated land. 

The principal Industries are agriculture, horticulture, and fishing The islandt 
possess great and varied natural attractions, and are in the forefront as holiday resorts. 

The Population of the County (including its Burghs of Rothesay and 
Millport) in 1801 was 11,791 ; 1831, 14.151: 1861, 16,331; 1881, 17,657. In 
1891 it was 18,248 (8,057 males and 10,197 females) ; and in 1901, 18,786 (8,412 
males and 10,374 females) — being an increase of 255 in the ten years — 2 - l per'cent 
There were 4,270 inhabited houses in the islands. 
For 1911, the figures were as follows :— - 

Males. Females. 
Arran - - - 2,169 2,402 

Bute (including Rothesay) 5,081 6,781 

Cumbrae - - - 704 992 

"The increased total issued in the Quarterly Return of the Registrar- 
General compared with the returns lodged with the Sheriff-Clerk, 
may be accounted for by the enumeration of the shipping. 
the decreases since 1901 are as follows : Arran, 209; Bute, 330 ; Cumbrae, 62 — 601. 

The population at the postponed 1921 census [taken in June instead of April] for the 
county, was 33,711 (13,880 males and 19,831 females)— being an increase of 15,525 

over 1911. 

VALUATION. — The Rental, as ascertained at the Valuation Courts, is as follows 

1927-1928 1928-1829 

Isle of BuTE-North Bute, .. £19,662 1 2 £19,496 8 6 

Kingarth, ... 11,618 4 10 11,487 5 3 

The Cumbraes Cumbrae, ... 29,637 10 30.242 7 11 

Isle of Arran Kilbride, ... 22.539 7 10 23,150 18 10 

Kilmorv, .. 13,494 8 13,779 5 


Revised total. 







County of Bute, . . ... £97,051 4 6 98,176 11 

Burgh of Rothesay . ... 116,749 17 2 117,290 18 4 

Tramways, Rothesay . ... 46 64 

North Bute ... 588 816 

£219,873 11 9 £216,346 19 3 
The Fiars Prices, by which the parish ministers' stipends are regulated, were struck 

in the Sheriff Court, Rothesav, for crop of the previous year, as follows: — 

1926 1927 1928 
Wheat per quarter, ... £2 8 

Barley „ £2 1 3 7| £2 14 

Oats „ 145 19 9| 167 
Bere „ 
Beans „ 

Oatmeal, boll, 113 16 6 1 4 9$ 

Agricultural Statistics and Assessments —County of Bute. 

AGRICULTURAL RETURNS issued by the Scottish Department 
Total Area (excluding water) ..... 

Total Acreage under Crops and G-rass in Buteshire, 

Arable Land, ...... 

Permanent Grass , 

Corn Crops — Wheat , 

Barley , . . . , 

Oats ..... 

Mixed Corn 
Rye , 

Green Crops — Potatoes 

Turnips and Swedes , 

Cabbage 3 , 

Rape , . 

Vetches or Tares . , 

Small Fruit 
Rye-Grass and other Rotation Grasses and Clover 
Other Crops . , 

Bare Fallow ..... 

Acreage Occupied by Tenants, , 

Occupied by Owners 

Holdings above 1 and not exceeding 5 acres „ 
,. 5 „ 50 „ 
„ 50 „ 300 „ 
„ 300 . . . 

Total holdings „ „ 
Horses (including Horses used for Agricultural Purposes) 
Cattle ,,,... 
Sheep ,,,... 





139,658 139,658 











































No., 1911 












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FISHERY — The members of the Fishery Board for Scotland are as follows: — 
David T Jones; cbb, chairman ; W Lyon Mackenzie, k c, Sheriff of Ayrshire 
legal member and deputy chairman ; Professor D'Arcy Went wort li Thomson, cb, 
scientific member; sir John Irvine, Aberdeen; sir Malcolm Smith, ex-Provost 
of Leith; William Miller, J p, Wick; and George Hall, Aberdeen. 
George Hogarth, Secretary. 

Alex E Mackenzie, Chief Inspector of Sea Fisheries. 
Head Office, 101 George Street, Edinburgh 
Local Office, Fishery Office. Local Officer, Andw Anderson. 
Quantity and value of herrings credited to the district in 1928, 94, "65 crans, £153 408 
Do. do. all kinds of white fish ... 3,169 cwts. 3.262 

Value of shellfish taken, ... ... ... 8 94 

At the end of 1926 there were In the Rothesay district 73 registered fishing boats, 
manned by 155 resident fishermen and boys. 






lieutenancy. — Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff, Duke of Montrose, c b, c v o, 
Deputy Lieutenants — Major C N MacEae, Lieut-Colonel M'Leod Robertson, dso, 
Millport ; George Laidler, Brodick ; and the Provost of Rothesay 
Clerk, John M Lamont, M b e, Rothesay. 

Member of Parliament. — For Parliamentary purposes Buteshire is joined with 
North Ayrshire. At the General E'ection, in May, 1929, the candidates were — 
Lieut General Sir Aylmer Hunter- Weston, kcb, dso. Hunterston, Ayrshire, 
(Unionist), who polled 18.331 ; and Abx Sloan (Labour), who polled 14,394 

Constituency — The Roll of Voters is printed annually. The latest-issued list 
(May, 1929) show numbers in Buteshire to be — Cumbrae, 2,066 ; North Bute, 
1,160: Rothesay, 7,068; Kingarth, 561; Kilbride, 1,724; Kilmory, 1,214; 
total 13,793. (Last year, 12,141). 

Auxiliary Forces. — Territorial Army — Buteshire Association — President, 
His Grace the Duke of Montrose, CB,cv o. Military members — Major Geo 
Hicks, m c, t d, r o a, (t ) ; Major A H Hill, kc, R G A, (t) ; Lieut.-Colonel, 
Bryce Allan, obe, td, ra (t a); Major A M M'Kinlay, td, rga, vice-chairman ; 
(t); Colonel Colin MacLeod Robertson, cb, dso, td, rg a. (t), (chairman). Re- 
presentative member (County Council), Major Colin W MacRae, cbe, dl, jp, bl. 
Res of Officers, Yoe of od. Co-opted members--R B Fife, Alexander M'lntyre 
and ex-Provost E R Macmillan. 
Secretary, Lieut James Alexander, t a res, 78 St Vincent st, Glasgow. 
Artillery — 50th (Bute) Light Battery r a (ta) 

National Service Scheme — County of Bute— Ex-Provost M'Millan and ex-Bailie 
Lyle, Rothesay; George Laidler, Brodick; John M Lamont, Port-Bannatyne; 
James P Malcom, Edinbeg, North Bute; George K Baillie, Kingarth; ex-Provost 
Cockburn, Millport; and James Crawford ,. Cumbrae 

Assessments. — The following local rates are imposed by the County Council, viz : — 
County Consolidated Assessment — General, Valuation of Own- Occu- 

Lands, Registration of Voters, Lunacy, Police, Diseases era. piers, 

of Animals, and General Purposes (including Tuberculous) 6"00d 6 - 00d 

Own. Occ. 
On the Arran District — 
Roads, - - - 2s Od 2s Od 
Health, - 8d 3d 

Whiting Bay • 2d 2d 

Invercloy Scavenging, 4£d 4^d 
Catacol Water Supply Is 6d Is 6d 
Cumbrae | Roads, &c, 3§d 3§d 
Education Rate, - Is 8d District j Health ljd l|d 

1 9 2 8 - 2*,9 

Own. Occ 

On the Bute District — Roads, 

l/0d l/0d 

Public Health 

2£d 2Jd 

Port-Bannatyne Drainage, 

Ascoe; Lighting, 

2d 2d 

Port-Bannatyne Lighting 

Id Id 

Kilchattan Bay Drainage, 

*d id 

Kilchattan Bay Water Suppl. 

7, 4d 4d 





Gentlemen, Ladies, Young Persons. 

Per Annum 30s Od 

„ Month 18s Od 

„ Fortnight 12s Od 

„ Week 7s Od 

,. Pound Is Od 

21s Od 15s under 20 

12s 6d 12s 6d 

9s 6d 9s 6d 

6s Od 6s Od 

Is Od Is Od 


2s 6d. 


Sheriff Court. — Bute is joined with Renfrew. The Court meets at Rothesay on 
Tuesday forenoons at 11 o'clock. Circuit Small Debts Courts meet quarterly at 
Brodick., Arran, on the third Wednesdays in March, June and November, and 
about the end of September ; and at Millport, Cumbrae, in March and Sep- 
tember. Sheriff Principal, James Mercer Irvine, kc. Sheriff-Substitute, James 
Bell Ballingall. Hon Sheriff-Substitutes, William Lyle, George Hicks, and 
Donald Buchanan, Rothesny; Colonel R Gray Buehanan, Port-Banuatyne, 
William Patrick, Craigeriross, Millport ; James J Morton, Brodick 

Clerk, Thomas W Alexander. Clerks-Depute— Rothesay, Jas M Matheson ; Lamlash, 
John Kerr; Millport, James Stewart. Procurator - Fiscal, William Grant, 
Depute, James Mackinnon. Nautical Assessors, captains A Wood, 6 Morgan ter, 
Maryfield, Dundee; D Maedonald, 39 Kelly st, Greenock; Alex Coull, Braeriach, 
Quadrant road, Newlands, Glasgow: Michael Benson, 6 Bank st, Greenock; 
Robert G Tait, 28 Ardgowan st (West), Greenock: Captain Archibald M Jack- 
son, 4 Castle Gardens, Gourock ; and Captain Robert Bryce, 29 Maxwell Drive, 
Pollokshields, Glasgow. Medical Referees appointed under the Workmen's Com- 
pensation Acts : — Buteshire — John Marshall, md, Rothesay ; Island of Arran. 
A Freeland Fergus, Glasgow ; and David Birrell Campbell, mbcm, 34 Anderson 
road, Saltcoats. Specialist for Industrial Disease — Dr John Glaister, 3 Newton 
place, Avest, Glasgow : and Dr Alexander Scott, 4 Newton terrace, Glasgow, 
For Ophthalmic cases — Dr A Maitland Ramsay, 15 Woodside place, Glasgow. 
Divisional Inspector of Mines -- Scotland District — J Masterton, M B e, 59 
Cockburn st, Edinburgh. Sheriff-Officers, Walter M'Kendrick, Watergate, Rothe- 
say ; James Boyd, Dairy; John Brown, Ayr; John Albert Carson, 8 Duke st 
Kilmarnock; Joseph M'Culloch, Ardrossan ; Henry Devlin and Jas Richmond, 
13 Hamilton st, Greenock; Patrick P Skelion, 28 King st, Port-Glasgow; and 
John Stuart. Gourock ; Win C Gibson, Greenock ; and T Morrison M* Arthur, 
Auditor, Jas M Matheson. Keeper of Court House and Bar Ofticer, Mat. C Stewart 
The Circuit Court for Buteshire meets six times a year in Glasgow 

Justices of the Peace. — Quarter Sessions are held at Rothesay on first Tuesdays of 
March, May and August, and last Tuesday of October ; and Courts of Petty 
Sessions are held as required 

Isle of Butf— Ex- Provosts James Fisher, Rothesay; James A Walker, Glasgow ; 
and Robert Burness, Prestwick; ex-Bailies M'Bride, Buchacan, Muir, Lyle 
and Cunningham; Sir John Reid, Ardencraig; Thos Barr, and Captain George 
Miller Rothesay; Colonel Michael R Gray Buchanan, Ettrickdale ; John Fer- 
guson, Rothesay: and Arch Malcom, Port-Bannatyne 

Appointed in 1920. 

Thomas W Alexander, Sheriff Clerk; George K Baillie, Langalbuinoch, Kingarth; 
Andrew Clark, Glebelands ; John Cunningham. Moredun, Craigmore ; Mrs Mary 
Fisher, Orlington ; Thomas Gilmour, Tile Works. Kingarth ; Andrew Hamilton 
grocer, Rothesay : James Howatt, Ardmory road ; John M Lamont, Clerk to 
Lieutenancy; Dr Jas B Lawson, Rothesay; ex-Provost E R Macmillan, Rothesay; 
Major Colin MacRae and the Lady Margaret MacRae ; Feorline, Argyllshire : 
Alex MTntyre, farmer, Dunalunt ; Andrew M M'Kinlay, architect, ex-rroyost 
Jas M'Millan, o b e, Rothesay Jas P Malcom, Edinbeg ; Arch Montgomerie, 
auctioneer; and Jas Wilson, sen, Port-Bannatyne 



hum Tennis & 




Season, 25s 20s 15s 

Monthly, 15/6 12/6 12s 

Per Game : Singles, 6cl ; Doubles, 4d each Player. 

Juniors to be reckoned up to 16 years. 

Single Players can occupy the Courts for 

only twenty-five minutes at a time, 

Foursomes for thirty minutes. 

In the event of their being a number of persons waiting, 

players may not be permitted to engage in singles. 


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4d per Game during July and August. 
3d per Game during the rest of the Season. 

OFFICIALS— County of Bate. 

Appointed in 1926. 
John Alexander, Port-Bannatyne ; Win B Crawford, Kingarth.; Mrs Je*n Dickie, 
Rothesay; ex-provost George Hicks; Rothesay; Robert M'Alister, Mid-Ascog; 
Peter M'Millan, Port-Bannatyne; Alex M'Nab, joiner, Rothesay; James Smith, 
Rothesay ; and Lord Colum Edmund Crichton Stuart, m p, Karnes Castle 
Island ofAkran — John Spiers, Bennecarrigan ; James M'Gregor, Kirkmuirhill, 
Lanarkshire; John B Sweet, Brodick; Jas Hodge, piermaster, Lamlash ; James 
M r Kinnon, farmer, Whiting Bay; Robert Kerr, jun, piermaster, Lochranza, 
George Laidler, Brodick ; Jas John Morton, Machrie; John Brown, Corriecravie, 
andjAlex Spiers, Clachaig 

Appointed in 1920. 
Robert Anderson, blacksmith, Pirnmill; Peter Baird, farmer, Tormore, Machrie ; Win 
Brown, farmer, Shedog; His Grace the Duke of Montrose and Her Grace the 
Duchess of Montrose, obe. Brodick Castle ; Wm Hamilton, St Quivox, Whiting 
Bay; Enoch B Hastngs, Corrie ; Dr Jamieson, Brodick; Donald Mackenzie, 
jun., farmer, King's Cross; Peter Mackenzie, farmer, Catocol ; John M'Bride, 
farmer, Shannochie; Neil Robertson, farmer, Shiskine; and Dr Thomas Ruther- 
ford, Shedog. . .,.-,• -men 
5 Appointed in 1926. 

Arch Currie, Brodick pier: James C Inglis, Brodick; John W Inglis, Lamlash; 
Alex C Lennox, Whiting Bay; Donald M'Kelvie, Lamlash ; Donald M'Millan, 
Lochranza; Mrs Mary Stewart, Corrie Honse ; and John Tavlor, Whiting 

Cumbrae — Ex-Provost Clark, and Jas C Sharpe 

Appointed in 1920. 

Ex-Provost Cockburn, Glasgow; John M'Naughton, ship captain, Millport ; Lieut- 
Colonel M'Leod Robertson, Glasgow; and ex-provost Robert Robertson, Reau- 
lieu, Hants Appointed in 1926. 

James Allan, Millport; and Arch Cameron, Millport 

Ex-Offichs — The Sheriff and Sheriff-Substitute; the Provost, Bailies, and Dean 
of Guild of Rothesay ; the Baron Bailie of Mountstuart ; the Chief Magistrate 
of Millport ; and the Chairmen of District Committees and Parish Councils 

Clerk, Thomas W Alexander. Depute, James M Matheson ; Procurator-Fiscal 
William Grant. Water Bailiff, Charles AVright Morris, 24 Charlotte sq, Edin- 

County Licensing Court.— George K Baiilie, Kingarth; James P Malcom, North 
Bute ; Thomas Barr, Rothesay ; ex-nailie James M'Bride, Rothesav ; George 
Laidler, Brodick ; John M Lamont, Port-Bannatyne ; Major Norman H Con- 
stable, Rothesay ; and John Crawford, Portyre. 

County Licensing Appeal Court. — Appointed by the Justices of the Peace— kx- 
provosts Eben R Macmillan and James McMillan, Jamas Smith, Andrew M 
M'Kinlay and William C Ciawford, Rothesay; and Thos Gilinour, Kingarth 
Appointed by the County Council — Donald M'Kenzie King's Cross ; Wm Brown, 
Shedog; Donald M'Kelvie, Lamlash; Peter Nicol, Dippen ; William Scott, 
Port-Bannatyne; Colin M'Leod Robertson, and Dr Jas H Paul, Millport. 


Tie Sntwetrit Umpt tun 

21 Victoria Street, 


Gallowg'ate Post Office. 










OFFICIALS— County of Bute. 

County Council. — Convener, George Laidler, Brodick. Vice-Convener, John M'N 

Lamont, Port-Bannatyne. 
Members representing Electoral Divisions: — 
Arran — Corrie •- William Stewart Orr. Brodick -- George Laidler, Strabane 

Lamlasli—Donald Mackelyie. Whiting Bay—Don Mackenzie, jun. Lochranza — 

Alex M"Allister, Millhill. James John Morton, Machrie. Shedog—Wm Brown. 

South End— Peter Nicol, Dippen 
Bute — Port-Bannatyne (East) — John M Lamont, Ardentigh. Port-Bannatyne 

(West), William Scott, Ardgowan. North End-Major Colin MacRae, Feor- 

linn. Mountstuart— Norman H Constable. Kilchattan Bay— George K Bailie 
Cumbrae — John Crawford, Portyre. Millport (East)— Col. C. M'L Robertson, 

Millport (West)-Dr Paul 
Appointed by Rothesay Town Council — provost Maclachian, Bailie Duncan Brown, 

Bailie Arch Brown and councillor M'Millan 

Officivls. — County Clerk and Treasurer — David Arnot. Rothesay. District 
Collectors, : Kilbride William Rough, Lamlash. Kilmory, Duncan M'Alister, 
Sliddery. North Bute -GO Loch, Port-Bannatyne. Kingarth -WT Esplin: 
Cumbrae -- Jas Stewart, Millport. County Auditor — John Loudon, c A, 86 
St Vincent Street, Glasgow. Chief Constable — John Robertson, County 
Buildings, Rothesay. Assessor and Registration Officer, H R Keay, Castle 
Street, Rothesay. County Medical Officer — professor J R Currie, Glas- 
gow. Sanitary Inspector and District Road Surveyor — Wm Dunlop Brown, 
County Buildings, Rothesay. Inspector of Weights and Measures — Wm Clark, 
County Buildings, Love St, Paisley; assistant, Robt Adams. Veterinary Inspectors 
— Joseph Gillies, m r c v s, Corrie, Arran; and A R Moodie, m ecv s., Rothe- 
say. County Analysts, Cowan and Biggart, Greenock. 

Committees of the County Council — Road Board — George Laidler 
(chairman), Major MacRae, James John Morton, Wm Scott, Donald M'Kelvie, 
John M Lamont, C M'Leod Robertson, Wm Brown, Donald M'Kenzie, John 
Crawford, Peter Nicol, Alex M"Allister, G K Baillie, W Stewart Orr, N H Con- 
stable and Dr Paul 
Valuation — George Laidler (chairman), John M Lamont, James John Morton 
Wm Brown, Donald M'Kelvie, C M'Leod Robertson, nr Paul, Don M'Kenzie, 
Peter Nicol, Alex M'Alister, W Stewart Orr, Major MacRae, N H Constable, 
Wm Scott, Geo K Baillie and John Crawford 
Appeal Courts held in September at Brodick, Millport and Rothesay 

'Finance— John M Lamont (chairman); Major Colin MacRae, Donald Mackelvie, 
George Laidler, Don Mackenzie, jun, James J Morton, Peter Nicol, William 
Scott, George K Baillie, Dr Paul, Alex McAllister, Wm Brown, W Stewart Orr, 
N H Constable John Crawford and colonel C M'Leod Robertson. Sub-Com- 
mittee—Major MacRae (chairman), Wm Scott, John M Lamont, G K Bailile, N H 
Constable, provost Maclachian and Bailie A Brown 

Executive Committee under Diseases of Animals Act — Wm Brown (chairman), 
Donald MTvenzie, Major Colin MacRae, Jas J Morton, Alex McAllister, 
Donald M'Kelvie, provost Maclachian, Bailie D Brown, Wm Scott, G K Baillie, 
N H Constable, Dr Paul John. Crawford, George Laidler and Johu M Lamont 

Standing Joint — George Laidler (chairman). Appointed by Commissioners of 
Supply— George Laidler, John M Lamont, N H Constable, Hugh Lamont and 
the provost of Millport. Appointed by the County Councils-Donald Mackelvie, 
James John Morton, Wm Scott, C M'Leod Robertson and John Crzwford 




Proprietors and Managers, Messrs Johnston & Plumpton. Houskeeper, Miss J W Johnston 



No. 97 

Established 1878. 

Charles Muir, 

Family Bread, Biseuit and Pastry Baker, 

17 Argyle street and 17 High street. 

Maker of Montgomerie's Patent Bread as used in the Royal Household. 

Hot Pies Daily. Marriage and Birthday Cakes made to Order. Confections. 

Try Muir's Famed Oat Cakes and Self-Raising Fiour. 

Gold Medalist, Loudon Exhibition, September, 190B. 

Winner of the " British Baker" Silver Challenge Shield, June, 1909, and June, 1910. 

Winner of Diamond Jubilee Clip, London Exhibition, September, 1909. 

11 Medals and Diplomas in 191 1. 

OFFICIALS- County of Bute. 

Licensing — Members appointed by the County Council to the Bute Licensing 

Court— George Laidler, N H Constable, John M Lamont and John Crawford 
Appointed to Court of Appeal, Dnld Mackelvie, Dnld Mackenzie jr ; \Vm Brown, 

capt Scott, ur Peter Nicol, Dr Paul and C M'Leod Robert;; >n 
Board of Control Members appointed by the County Council — Peter Nicol. 

Capt Scott, G K Baillie, and Dr Paul 
Prison — Appointed for visiting the Prison at Greenock — John M Larnont 
District Committees : Auran— Geo Laidler (chairman) ; W Stewart Orr, Donald 

Mackelvie, Donald Mackenzie, James J Morton, Wm Brown, Peter Nicol. and 

Alex M'AUiister 

Appointed by the Parish Councils— Kilbride: James Bone, Glenhiln, Lamlash, 

Kilmory: John M^Bride, j r, Shannochie, by Whiting Bay 

Clerk and Treasurer, Geo Robertson, Strabane, Brodick. Medical Officer, or 
Rutherford, Shiskine. Road Surveyor and Sanitary Inspector, Andw Crockett 

BuTB--John M Lamont, (chairman); Major MacRae, N H Constable, capt Scott, 
and G K Baillie. Appointed by Parish Councils— Ths Gilmour, Kingarth ; and 
Calin M'Callum, N Bute 

Clerk and Treasurer, David Arnofc, Rothesay. Medical Officer, Dr £ W Howie 
Road Surveyor and Sanitary Inspector, W D Brown, County Buildings, Rothesay 
Cumbrae — Colin M c Leod Robertson, Dr Paul and John Crawford, Portyre 

Clerk, Treasurer and Road Surveyor, Jas Stewart, Millport, Medical Officer, 
Dr James Wilson, Irvine Sanitary Inspector, W D Brown, Rothesay 

Commissioners of tSupply — -John M Lamont, (convener) ; George Laidler, N H 
Constable, Hugli Lamont and the Provost of Millport 
Clerk, David Arnot, Rothesay 

District Boaid of Control — William Scott, Port-Bannatyne, Peter M'Nicol, Arran^ 
Dr Paul, Millport ; and George K Baillie, Kngarth. 
Clefk, John M Lamont, Rothesay 

County Police. — Head-Quarters, Rothesay.— Chief- Conatable, John Robertson, Esq. 

Inspector and Deputy Chief Constable, John Mcintosh, Rothesai Office Sergeant, 

Harry Graham 
Island of Bute Division — Sergeant Alex Mackinnon, actg. Sertg., Jas Fraser. 

Stations — Kilchattan Bay, Port-Bannatyne and Burgh of Rothesay 
Island of Arran Division — Sergeant Hugh Dickenson, Whiting Bay 

Stations — Brodick, Lamlash, Lochranza, and Whiting Bay 
Island of Cumbrae Division — Sergeant Alexander Gunn. Station — Millport 

The annual report for 1928 for the County Section states that there was an absence- 
of serious crime in the county. There were 28 cases of sudden death, 2 fatal 
accidents, 2 deaths by drowning, 9 non-fatal accidents and 9 fires during the 
year. 6 pedlar's certificates were granttd 

The annual report for the Burgh of Rothesay for 1928 states that no crime of a serious 
nature was committed within the bnrgh. There are 35 premises licensed for th» 
sale of exciseable liquors, viz., 19 public houses, *> hotels and 10 licensed grocers. 



First-Class Boarding Establishment and Private Hotel 

on the Shore. ,. ,. ,_„„„_,_„ ,,, 

J F. JOHNSTON, Manager. 

Substantial aid Varied Mrnus Modekati Terms. 

Excellent Views of the Firth and Yacht ltacing Course. 

G-ara ©S. Playing Cards 

Newspapers Delivered Morning and Evening. 

"Presents from" Goods. Purses, Pocket Books, Knives, &c, &c. 

Splendid Selection of No\els at all Prices. 





£ GWIIj|>F01tl> SdUAEE. 

Best Quality Writing Pads for Home or Home Foreign Use. 

All Kinds of Leather and Fancy Goods kept in Stock. 

Local View Post Cards in Great Variety. 

Birthday Cards. Typewriting Requisites. 

Picture Books. 


OFFICIALS— County of Bute 

17 special permissions were issued during the year. There were also licensed 41 
cab and taxi-drivers, 57 omnibus drivers, 4 brokers, 10 quay porters, 2 chimney 
sweeps, 28 hackney carriages and taxi-cabs, 44 omnibuses, 4 halls, 2 billiard 
rooms, 7 omnibus conductors, and 4 premises for cinematograph entertainments, 
17 pedlars' certificates were issued. 773 houses were closed during the winter 
months (870, 851, 777, and 886, respectively during the previous ^winters). 
There were 11 sudden deaths, 1 suicide, 8 fires and 28 minor accideents during 
the year. 

Buteshire Educational Authority. — George Hicks (chairman), Right Rev Hugh 
Cameron, Rev Hugh Davidson, John Maclachlan, James McMillan and James 
Smith, Rothesay; Norman Huntly Constable, James P Malcom, Rev Archibald 
Grierson and Rev A R Cowie for Kingarth, North Bute and Cumbrae; George 
Laidler, Brodick; John Bannatyne, James Bone and Miss Currie for Arran 

Adviser, Harry J G Ross, m a ; Clerk and Treasurer, Win Grant; Auditor, James 
Mackinnon, all of Rothesay. 

Finance Committee — Provost Hicks (convener), Rev A Grierson, Messr* G Laidler 
N H Constable, J Maclachlan, and J McMillan, 

Bursary Committee— Revs A Grierson (convener), W Macleod and H Cameron 
and Messrs G Laidler J P Malcom and J M MTeod 

Religious Knowledge — Rev A R Cowie (convener) Kev Hugh Davidson, J PMalcom 
and Miss Currie 

School Management Committee — Bute — The seven local members of the Authority 
(two as parents' representatives and one representating transferred schools), one 
from Rothesay Town Council, one from North Bute Parish Council, one from 
Kingarth Parish Council, and two teachers' representatives. 

Arran — The four local members of the Authority, two parents' representatives, two 
representatives from each Parish Council, and two teachers' representatives. 

Cumbrae — The two local members of the Authority, one representative from Mill- 
port Town Council, one member from Cumbrae Parish Council, one parents, 
representative, and one teachers' representative. 

Bute School Management Committee-Appointed by Authority—Major Hicks 
ex-provost M'Millan, Rev Hugh Davidson, and N H Constable. Appointed by 
Parents— provost Maclachlan and Rev A R Cowie. Transferred School, Monsig- 
nor Cameron. Appointed by Town Council of Rothesay, Treasurer Neil M'Nicol 
Appointod by North Bute Parish Council Mr Colin M'Callum Appointed by 
Kingarth Parish Council, Mr Thomas Gilmour Appointed by Teachers, Mr J R 
Cattanagh, Rothesay Academy and Miss Wright, Public School 

Chairman, Rev Hugh Davidson Clerk, James Mackinnon 

Property and Intome Tax Commissioners— Sir John Reid, Ardencraig ; ex-pro- 
vost E R Macmillan, and ex-Bailie Lyle, Rothesay; John Ferguson, Pointhouse; 
John M Lamont Port-Bannatyne; George Laidler, Brodick; J B Sweet, Lam- 
lash; and Sheriff Irvine, or in his absence, Sheriff Martin, ex-officio 
Clerk, Thomas W Alexander, Rothesay. Inspector, R M'Curdie, Rothesay. Col- 
lector, Peter Ferguson, Dunoon 


Bute Arms Hotel 



riiHIS FIRST-CLASS HOTEL is the Largest, and Best 

J- Appointed, and occupies the Most Central Position in 

Rothesay. It is Well-Known for its Comfort, Excellent Cuisine, 

and Moderate Tariff. 

Nearest Hotel to the Golf Course. 

Sanitary Arrangements Perfect. 

TelephoneNo. 14. 

'WILLIAM WATSON, Proprietor. 

T. M. CLAY, 

Bookseller, Stationer and 

Fancy Goods Merchant, 

11 Victoria street. 


Large Selection of Souvenir Goods, Electro-Plate and Jewellery. 

OFFICIALS— County of Bute. 

National Health Insurance. — The granting of exemptions are dealt with by the 
Customs and Excise Department 

Buteshire Committee. — Chairman, ex-Bailie Donald Buchanan; vice-chair 
man, ex-Provost Hicks. The other members include the following ladies and 
gentlemen, viz.; — Jas Brown, Clifton, Argyle pi : Mrs Campbell, St Regulus ; 
H Constable, Bute estate; mis Fisher, Orlington, Dr J B Lawson, Crichton rd ; 
Dr J M Marshall. Battery ; pi ex-Raiiie Muir, ; Chas M'Kay, Mountpleasant ; 
And M M'Kinlay, architect ; Wm M'Millan, grain merchant; Robrt Paterson, 
Croft lodge , and Matth Tait, Pearl, Bishop st, Rothesay; John M Lamont, Port- 
Bannatyne ; Mrs Laidler, Strabane, Brodick ; and Miss Mary Wooley, Black - 
waterfoot, Arran ; Mrs M'Kay, Guildford st, Millport; A J Davidson. Bran- 
dane ter, Barone rd, and John Scobie, 19 Ardbeg rd ; H Mackinnon, 32 Cath- 
cart st, Greenock 

Secretary — David Arnot, County Clerk, Rothesay 

British Red Cross Society — Buteshire Branch — President, Marchioness of Bute, 
dbe; Vice-Presidents, the Lady Margaret MacRae of Feoirlinn, o be, jp., 
and Lady Mary Crichton Stuart ; County Director and Controller, the Lady, 
Margaret MacRae of Feorlinn, o b e, j p ; assistant Countv Director, Mrs 
Myles, Wester Karnes, Bute; County Secretary — Major Colin MacRae of Feoir- 
linn. c b e : County Hon Treasurer, Lady Margaret MacRae, obe,j p; Hon 
Secretary for Cum'orae, Rev A Grierson ; Hon Treasurer for Cumbrae. T W 
M'Ewan, Union Bank of Scotland ; General Committee, Mrs James McMillan. 
Mrs Duncan Dewar, Mrs E R Micmillan, Mrs Myles, Mrs Muir, Miss Reisberg, 
Miss M'Carthy, Mrs Marshall, Miss Gray-Buchanan, Mrs Dickie, Mrs Hicks, 
Miss M'Nicol, John M Lainont, m e e, ex-provost Hicks, m c, and co-opted 
member Mrs Cochran, Millport 

T A A members co-opted— colonel Colin M'Leod Robertson, d s o, tjtt, dl., and 
Maior A M M'Kinlay, td 

War Pensions —RENFREW, ARGYLE an.> BUTE AREA— The following are the 
Committee's representatives from Buteshire : J T M'Kay, Millport, and John M 
Lamont, m b e, Rothesay 
Head-Office, Public Library Buildings, Greenock : Chief Officer, Duncan C Kerr. 
Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association; Arran— Mrs Sweet; Miss Allan, Shis- 
kine ; and George Laidler, Brodick 

Bute-Lady Margaret MacRae, o b e ; Mrs Dickie, New Rothesay manse ; and 
Colonel M R Gray Buchanan, o be 

Cumbrae— miss Goldie, Millport 
Soldiers' aud Sailors' Help Society-J R Campbell, Clydesdale Bank 
Rothesay Representative to Joint-Disablement Committee— John M Lamont, MBit 

Do. Do. Scot. Assoc. L W P C— captain J Maclachlan 

Soldiers' Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association — President, Lady Dowager 

Marchioness of Bute. Vice-President, Marchioness of Graham. Hon Secy, D 

M'Vicar, Bank of Scotland, Rothesay 

Air League of the Britisli Empire — Representative for Buteshire, Donald M'Vicar, 
Bank of Scotland, Rothesay 


OFFICIALS -County of Bute. 

Old Age Pensions — All the County Councillors are members, and their powers 
have been delegated to the Arran. Bute and Cumbrae sub-Committees, as follows: 
ARRAN-George Laidler- J •' Morton, Wm Brown, Donald M'Kelvie, Donald M'Ken- 
zie, jun, E B Hastings, Peter Nicol and Peter M'Kenzie 
Clerk, Robert Hamilton. Kincardine, Brodick 
Bute (outside Rothesay) and Cumukae— John M Lamont, (chairmam), N H Con- 
stable, Colin MT-eod Robertson, Geo K Baillie, Colin MacRae, 
Wm Scott and John Crawford 
Rothesay Burgh— All the Town Councillors. 

Clerk, R D Whyte 
There are about 150 old age Pensioners in Arran. and 170 in Cumbrae and Bute 
(outside Rothesay). The number in Rothesay is about 350 

Inland Revenue. — Collector and Distributor of Stamps, P Ferguson, Dunoon. Sub- 
Distributor of Stamps and Sub-Collector of Legacy and Succession Duties, Post 
Office H M Inspector of Taxes, R M'Curdie, King street, Rothesay 

Customs and Excise. — Collector, A Raby, Custom House, Greenock. Surveyor, 
G W Knott. Officer of Customs and Excise and Pension Officer, WA M f Auslan 
Post Office buildings, 18 Bishop st 
The dates of the Pension Committee meetings are— Burgh of Rothesay, 2nd Tues- 
day in month. Millport, first Tuesday in month County of Bute, Bute and 
Cumbrae sub-Committee, first Tuesday in month. 

Bate Assurance Company, Limited (merged in the State Fire Insurance (Limited)— 
Local Secretaries, Macbeth & Maclagan 

Political Associations --Buteshire Liberal (established 1879, resusoitated 1928). 
amalgamated with North Ayrshire —President, captain Arch Hogarth ; Local 
Secretay, Miss Margaret M c Nab. Treasurer, Donald M'Callum 

Bute and North Ayrshire Unionist Association, with District Associations for 
Bute, Arran and Cumbrae, and Bute Voters in Glasgow — Hon President, Mar- 
quis of Bute ; President, Sir John Reid, Ardencraig ; vice-President, prouost 
Hicks ; Secretary, Alex Robertson, 2 Chapelhill rd ; Treasurer, Wm C King- 
Lady representative to Central Scottish Unionist Association, Mrs M'Millan 
— to act along with the President. 

Royal Northern Yacht Club — Club-House, Argyle St. — Commodore, P J Ste- 
phen. Secretary and treasurer. James Napier, 22 Blytheswood square, Glasgow. 
Clubmaster, John Blair. Fixtures : Opening Cruise in May, Open Regatta in 
June, Handicap Regatta in July, and Closing Cruise in September 

Miscellaneous Associations — Buteshire Wine, Spirit and Beer Trade-President 
John Watson ; Secretary, ; Treasurer, J A Harvey 

Buteshire Natural History Society — Stuart street, Rothesay. Patron, the 
Marquis of Bute. President, Alex G Burgess, ll d. Hon Secretary, Thomas 
Macdougall Hon Treasurer, John R Campbell. Librarian, Miss Marshall. 
Meteorologist, J Davidson, Ardencraig. Caretaker, Mary Nicholson 
Bute, and District Musical Festival Association — Instituted 1924. — Executive 
Committee — ex-provost E R Macmillan, chairman ; Messrs H R Keay, secretary ; 
Duncan Brown, treasurer ; A S Christie, D C BPCallum, J M'Nab, and H 
J G Ross 


OFFICIALS— County of Bute. 

Rat Campaign in Renfrew and Bute : —Representative for Arran — Donald M'Kel - 
vie, Lamlash ; for Bute, John M Lawrie, Rothesay 

Boy Scouts — County Chairman, Marquis of Bute. County Commissioner, Sir 
John Reid, Ardencraig, Rothesay. For local companies, see Districts 

Girl Guides — Divisional Commissioner, The Lady Marjorie D airy m pie Hamilton ; 
District Commissioner, Miss Dorotha Marshall ; County Secretary, Miss Gray- 
Buchanan, Ettrickdale, North Bute 

Glasgow Bute Benevolent Society, instituted 1868, for the aid of indigent 
persons belonging to Bute, particularly such as are of advanced age and respecta- 
bility of character. Subscription for life membership: gentleman, £2 2s ; lady, 
£1 Is. President, Dr J B L awson, Rothesay Secy and Trpas, James A M'Leish, 
199 St Vincent street, Glasgow. The funds in hand amount to £5,065 11/3 
The membership is 258. The donation roll contains the names of 59 very deserv- 
ing persons Last year the sum distributed was £197 10/. 

Glasgow Buteshire Association.— President, G D Paterson, Rothesay. Hen 
Secy and Treas, Miss J Martin, 5 Cadogan ter, Sandyford, Glasgow. 

Glasgow and West of Scotland Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 
Established 1856, to prevent cruelty to animals, and to encourage humanity and 
gentleness towards animals. President, the Hon the Lord Provost of Glasgow. 
Chairman. Colonel Iv H M Connal. Secretaries and Treasurers, Lowndes 
& Renwick, writers, 28 Bath street, Glasgow Local Inspector, W D Tassie 
Superintendent, James Leslie, 28 Bath st, Glasgow. Complaints requiring at- 
tention are received at the local Police Offices, or at 28 Bath Street, Glasgow 
Stray and unwanted cats can be humanely destroyed in lethal chamber at pre- 
mises of Mr Robert Moodie, veterinary surgeon, Watergate, Rothetay. Contri- 
butions in aid of the Society's work will be welcomed 

Bute and Renfrew Milk Records- Association — President, Sir Hugh Shaw 
Stewart. Secretary, S Hunter, writer, Paisley, Bute representative, Robert 
M/Alister, Mid-Ascog 

Sports — For list of Trophies see Rothesay Section. 

(For Distrtct Officials see District Lists. 

North British and Mercantile 


See Cover of Directory. 

Agent in Rothesay — 
DONALD M'VICAR, Bank of Scotland. 


Beaton's, 7 Victoria Street, 

Fop Aged and Matured 


and the Finest XTlto Douro 


If you want Whiskies or Wines for Invalids 
Get the Best, and the Best is Heataris. 


Phone, 99. 7 Victoria Street, Rothesay 

Open te the Publio— Non-Members, 2d per Visit. 

Norman Stewart Institute, 

Montague Street, Rothesay. 

Reading 1 Rooms, Recreation Rooms, 

For Billiards, Draughts, &c , &c. Open from 9-30 am to 10 pm. 

Consulting" and Lending* Library 

Containing over 9500 Volumes. 

Open Monday to Friday 10 to 1 o'clock and 3 to 7 o'clock. 

Saturdays, 10 to 1 o'clock, 3 to 5 o'clock, and 6 to 8 o'clock 

Members' Weekly Tickets (admitting to all privileges, including the use of Lending 

Library, Is; Monthly, 2s 6d ; Quarterly, 3s ; Half-Yearly 4s; Yearly, 7s 6d. 

Ladies' Half-Yearly Tickets, 4s; Yearly, 6s 6d. Non-Members, 2d per visit. 

Family Tickets, 10s 6d, 13s 6d and 15s. Juveniles, 2s 6d. Juniors, 18 — 21, 5s. 

Close at 9 o'clock from 1st May (10 on Saturdays) till 30th September. 

Quarterly, Half -Yearly and Yearly Tickets are issued as from 1st January, 1st April. 

1st July and 1st October. Monthly Tickets from any dats. 


Cup of Tea or Coffee, 3d ; Breakfasts, Dinners and Teas at equally Moderate Prices 

The Isle of Bute 

IS 16 miles long, with an average breadth of 4 miles. It is rocky in the north and 
south, but fertile in the intervening districts. The climate is milder and more 
equable than on the mainland ; and the place is, in consequence, a favourite health and 
pleasure resort 

Lord of the Manor —John Crichton Stuart, fourth Marquis of Bute, kt, Mountstuart 
House. Estate Office, 43 High Street, Rothesay. Factor, Norman Huntly 
Constable, Foley House 

Societies, Clubs, &e. — Bute Agricultural Society (Established 1806). — 
Hon President, the Marquis of Bute. President, Earl of Dumfries. Secietary 
and Treasurer, Dugald M'Alister, Bank of Scotland 
Bute Branch, National Farmers' Union, including the Islands of Bute and 
Cumbrae, for dealing with matters relating to the interests of Farmers concern- 
ing food control, prices, etc. — President, Ninian Duncan; Secretary and Trea- 
surer, James Mackinnon, Rothesay 

Bute Farmkrs' Trading Society (Limited) — President, Wm Hunter, Upper 
Ettrick. Secretary, Alex Lyon, 

Bute Live Stock Improvement Society— Chairman, Alex MTntyre, Dunallan, 
Bute. Secretary, — 

Bute Fanciers' Society, estab. 1902, for the improvement of the various breeds 
of poultry, pigeons cage-birds and cats.—President, Neil M'Nicol. Secretary, 
R B Fisher, Thornhill. Treasurer, John M'Crone 

Bute Unionist Association, established 1880. — President, Sir John Reid, 
Ardeneraig. Vice-President, Provost Hicks. Secretary, Richard Bainbridge 
Victoria street. Treasurer, Wm C King 

Bute Auxiliary of the National Bible Society of Scotland — President 
Rev Joseph Traill. Secretary, Thos Macdougall. Treasurer, A Thomson Wood, 
Royal Bank. £60 was sent to the Parent Society last year 

League of Nations Union, Bute Branch established 1926 — President, br A G 
Burgess. Secrenary, Wm Roy, Wyndham road. Treasurer, J R Campbell 

Bute Sabbath School Union— Meets monthly in one of the Church Halls — 
President, Alex. M 'Nab. Interim Secretary and Treasurer, Angus Thomp- 


Bute Women's Temperance Prayer Union. — Meets in the Good Templar Hall 
every Thursday afternoon at 3.30. President, Mrs John Watson, 1 Barone rd. 
Secretary, Mrs Maitland. Treasurer, Mrs Andrews 

Comunn Gaidhealach Bhoid — To promote the cultivation of the Gaelic lan- 
guage, literature, music, art and industries— President, the Marchioness of Bute 
Convener of Committees, captain James Kennedy. Treasurer, Archd Campbell. 
Secretary, J W Campbell 

Bute Camanachd Club. — President, ex-provost Jas McMillan ; Secretary, John 

Food Production — Bute District Executive Agricultural Committee — Chairman, 
Alex M J Intyre, Dunallan 

Red Cross Society, see County lists, page 31. 


OFFICIALS- Tsle of Bute. 

Ministry of Labour — Branch Employment Office. — Branch Manager, Charles 
Fpaser Grant, 45 Watergate 

Bute and Cowal Colportage Mission.— -Chairman, Bute ministers in rota- 
tion. Secretary, Treasurer, Colporteur, Walter Conelly 

Royal Samaritan Hospital, Glasgow (for treatment of respectable poor women 
afflicted with diseases peculiar to their sex) — Rothesay superintendent, Mrs 
Turnbull, Dunmore, Craigmore ; Collectors, Mrss Turnbull, J Duncan, Stewart 
and Turpie ; and Miss M, Dougall Port-Bannatynu superintendent and Collector, 
Macdonald, Bay View 

Bute Sheep Dog Trials Association —President, Earl of Dumfries. Secretary and 
treasurer, James D Mackay, Barone Park 

Bute Bee-Keepers' Association — President, Archd. Moiitgomerie. Secretary, 
Lloyd's Agent. — Robert Houston, Harbour master 
Coast Guard. — J as Oaten, 17 Bishop st 


" Imperishable Novelty." 






Editor, John Douglas, F. S.A.Scot. 
6 St Mary's Grove, Barnes Common, London, S.W.,13, 4th December, 19— 
Messrs Higgik & Co., Printers and Publishers, Rothesay. 

Dear Sirs, — Thank you very much for sending me the assortment of ivy leaves, 
which have been much admired. I showed them to several Scots on St Andrew's 
Day, and in each case the verdict has been the same. The leaves were considered 
a marvel. 

It may interest you to see my Year-Book, a copy of which I enclose. Please ac- 
cept with my best wishes. Believe me, yours faithfully, JOHN DOUGLAS 

Miscellaneous Greetings Printed in Gold on Real Ivv Leayes from 2. per dozen 
for Quantiies. To be had only from 

Higgie <fc Coy., Printers and Publishers, Rothesay. 

Parish and Burgli of Rothesay. 

ROTHESAY, the cavital^of Buteshire, was originally a village in connection with 
the Castle, and was created a Royal Burgh by Robert III in 1400. It became 
a place of considerable importance in fishing, coopering, cotton spinning and weaving 
and now it is noted as the most popular Summer resort in Scotland, 
amalgamated with North Bute, henceforth, for secular purposes, the boundary of 
Thirty-two years ago the landward portion of the Parish of Rothesay being 
the parish is the same as that of the burgh. 

Duke of Rothesay — The Heir Apparent to the Throne, H R H Prince Edward 
of Wales. Keeper of the Great Seal, Andrew Graham Murray, Baron Dunedin 

(For Courts and Court Officials, Justices of the Peace, and 
Count)/ Boards, see County Lists. ) 

Heritors' Committee — Provost Hicks (convener) ; ex-provost James McMillan ; ex- 
Bailies Buchanan and M'Bride ; Messrs N H Constable, James Cunningham, 
John Cunningham and R D Whyte Clerk— William Grant, Watergate 

Births, Marriages, and Deaths. — A birth must be registered within 21 days ; a mar- 
riage within three days, and a death within eight days. Registrar, Frank 
Montgomerie, Albert place. Hours — 10 till 1, and 2 till 4. Saturdays, 10 — 1 
Births, 184 : Deaths. 115; marriages, 44 in 1928 
„ 114; ,, 114; ,, 35 1927 

Last year, 22 deaths were of non-residents, and the largest number were over 70 

Session Clerk — Thomas Maclagan, 28 Castle street 

Constituency — The Roll of Voters is published annually. 
6261 names: last time, 5963 

Population — In 1871,7,760 ; 1881,8,291; 1891,9034: 
1921 (taken in June instead of April), 16,123 

Figures on page 19. 

1901, 9323; 1911,9299; 



No. 1, 815 males 

; 1486 females; 2301, 


2, 982 



3, 1145 



4, 1284 



5, 1149 



6, 793 



Valuation of Burgh 




Ward No. 


£15,584 9 


£17,293 7 4 

£17,557 8 


14,584 13 


14,736 2 7 

14,741 6 



17,980 5 


18,617 1 

18,676 19 



24,737 3 


24,845 2 4 

24,961 13 


19,421 19 


19,516 17 6 

19,592 8 



21444 19 



21,741 6 6 

21,761 2 

£114,753 9 


.16,749 17 2 

£117,290 18 






£115,182 10 9 

£116,795 17 2 £117,354 18 4 



'Phone, 140. 

Charles J. Pullen, 



Theatre ID e Luxe, 

West Princes Street. 

Proprietor, - - - F. R, Burnettr. 

Continuous Programmes. 

All the Best Pictures. Good Music. 

Acknowledged to be the only Real Picture House in Rothesay. 

Cleanliness and Civility my Mottoes. 

Popular Prices. 

Phone, 87.' 

John Cruiekshanks, 

Plumber, GSasfitter & Zinc Worker, 

49 High street, Rothesay, 

Wash-Hand Basins, Plunge, Spray and Shower Baths fitted up for Hot or Cold Water 
Drain, Soil or Waste Pipes Tested 

Franeis Dewar & Sons, 

Carpenter, Boat Builder and Boat Hirer, 

Old Mission Church, High St., and Esplanade (Opposite Band Stand 

Motor Launcries: 
"LADY B U T E " and "LADY MA R Y," 

Carries 50 Passengers (under Bosird of Trade Regulations) Carries 12 Passengers. 

Long and Short Cruises by Day and Evening. 

Repairs pPromtly Attended to. Rowing Boats and Filing Tackle supplied. 

Assessments, Benefactions, <kc, Parish and Burgh, Rothesay. 

Assessments — Parochial — The following have been imposed by the Town Council: 

Poor Kates, lid per £1 ; Education Rate, Is 7d ; aad burial Kate, l^d per £1. 
fiUKGHAL — The Town Council have imposed 4s 5d per £1 for Burgh General and 

other Assessments — equally divided between landlord and tenant. 
Land Tax and Registration of Births, &c, Od ; County Voters Registration, Od — ■ 

— payable by proprietors only. 
Water, 9d per £1. Gas, 4/2 per 1000 cubic feet (less 4d per 1000 cubic feet) ; 

prepayment meters, 4/7d, with discount of 5d per 1000 cubic feet 

Benefactions — Mrs Ann Taylor or Jackson's Bequest. — The annual interest 
of £100 is expended by the Provost and Magistrates in providing coals for per- 
sons of the name of Taylor, and natives of Skipness or Rothesay. 

Miss Janet Gibson's Bequest. — The interest of £200 is invested with the Min- 
ister of the parish, and the Provost and Magistrates of the burgh, for the benefit of 
old and infirm poor, and applied annually at Candlemas — each recipient receiving 
a sum of about 5 s. 

The James Duncan Charity — £2000, reduced to £1600, bequeathed by the late 
Jas Duncan of Valparaiso and Rothesay, for the annual benefit of 10 old women 

Bute Wedding Dowry.— £1000 bequeathed in commemoration of the silver wed- 
ding of John Patrick Crich ton- Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute, to be given by the 
Provost and Magistrates annually to enable some girl or girls of the poorer classes 
to be married. 
Educational Grant. — In terms of a grant made by the Town Council, and 
arrangement with the School Board, six children are entitled to free education in 
the Academy for three years 

Duncan Thomson Bequest. — £2000 bequeathed to the Provost, Magistrates and 
Town Council of the burgh, and the Parochial Board of the parish, for the erec- 
tion of a statutory poor house. The Parish Council eight years ago bought a 
field at Townhead for £1066 18s 8d, on which is now built the Thomson Hoiue 

Paterson Bequest. — The interest of £300, bequeathed by the late Miss Janet 

Paterson, Whinny Brae, is divided annually at Candlemas, through the Provost 

and Senior Bailie, among aged and infirm persons. 
Mrs Mary Miller Bequest.-— The interest of £60 is, also through the Provost 

and Magistrates, applied for coals to the poor. 
Archibald Brown Bequest. — The interest of £100 bequeathed by the lata 

Archibald Brown, banker, is annually divided by the Provost and Magistrates at 

Candlemas amongst the poor and infirm of the town. 
Bethia Weir Bequest. — Interest on £51 Is, to be applied annually by the 

Magistrates and Town Council for supplying coal to the poor. 
The Provost's Fund, instituted by James M'Millan, o be, in commemoration of 

the King's first visit to Rothesay in July. 1920 — subscribed for the benefit of 

soldiers' widows. Sums collected amount to about £1100 : sum aimed at,£1000 
War Memorial Fund. — Collected £2581 ; sum aimed at, £5200. 
The Wilkie Almshouses — Mr James J Wilkie, a native of Rothesay, left £20,000 

for the benefit of widows aud spinsters of 50 years and over, natives of Rothesay. 

The almshouses are erected Meadowcap, were opened on 20th June, 1929, and 

managed under the supervision of the Town Council 


C. M'CONNELL & CO. and 


21 and 59 Montague street, 

Milliners and ladies' Outfitters, 

Specialists in Hosiery and Underclothing 


One minntes walk from Pier. 

Most Beautiful View of the Bay. 

Every Attention given to Families, Tourists and Commercial Gent-lumen. 

Parties Boarded by Week. 

Excellent Cuisine and Moderete Tariff. 

'Phone, 115 MPS JOHN LYLE, Proprietrix 


Can be had at the Shops of the 

Bute Co-Opepative Society, 


Phone, Glasgow, Central, 2428. 


(Successor to the late Jambs Henry), 

Glasgow and Itotliesay Carrier, 



Wpnri \ 37 Ail'ICBKIiL STBR1T, j 

ncau \ wakuylk bTKKET. 1 103 Montague street* 

Quarters J 3! Hutcheson:stbeet& I OneSiairup. 

I 65 Osbokkb Street. 
Prompt Delivery and Despatch of all Goods under Personal Supervision. 

OFFICIALS — Rothesay Parish and Burgh 

TOWN COUNCIL. — Meets at noon on second Monday of each month. Provost — 
John Maclachlan ; Bailies— George Halliday, Duncan Brown and Archd Brown; 
Dean of Guild, Charles Muir ; Treasurer, Neil M'Nicol, Councillors Donald 
Buchanan, Malcolm Buchanan, John Cunningham. James Fisher, George Hicks, 
John Jones, Jn Morton Lawrie, John M'Callum, James McMillan, obk, James 
S M'Millan, Win Robertson Angus Thompson and William Watson 
The Magistrates and Town Council are also Police Commissioners Six member, 
(one representing each ward) retire annually on the first Tuesday of November 
in normal times — when new elections take place. 
Officials— Town Clerk and Legal Assessor, Robart Duncan Whyte. Depute, 
James Rose, ll b, w s. Collector of Rates and Valuation Assessor, John G L 
Gardner. Burgh Prosecutor, William Grant. Police [Burgh amalgamated with 
County, see page 27J Master of Works and Sanitary Inspector, Alex Stephen. 
Assistant, Arch Scott. Gas Manager, T S Lockhart, Electrieai Engineer, Wm 
K Fleming.. Analyst, J W Biggart, Greenock. Inspector of Weights and Meas- 
ures, Wm Clark, Paisley. Medical Officer, prof John R Currie. Local Medical 
Officer, T Wilson Howie. Habourmasterr, Robt Houston. Court-House Keeper, 
Matthew CJStewart. Inspector of Slaughter House, James M'Lean. Auditor, 
John Loudon, ca, Glasgow. Veterinary Surgeon, Robert Moodie, Rothesay. 
Golf Clubmaster, Thomas Learmonth 

PARISH COUNCIL. — Meets on the first Tuesday of each month. EX-Bailie Donald 
Buchanan (chairman), Miss Agnes Arrol; Messrs Gavin Fleming, Neil Gillies, 
John Jones, John Lamont, Chas Muir, Andrew M M'Kinlay, James McMillan, 
John S Slaven and Angus Speirs, Alex Stewart and John Watson. The mem- 
bers are elected every three years 
Officials — Inspector of Poor and Clerk, A Ross Thomson Medical, Officer,Jas 
Burnett Lawson, md. Auditor, A Murrray Whyte, jun, c A 

Wards — The Burgh was, in 1886, divided into six wards for municipal purposes. 

No. I — Ardbeg road, Ardmory road, Argyle place, Argyle terrace, Landward, Marine 
place, Mackinlay street, Macnab's brae, Westwood, Wyndham road. Representa- 
tives: Town Council— provost Maclachlan, Dean of Guild Muir and ex-provost 
Fisher. Parish Council — Messrs Muir and Speirs 

No. 2 — Alma terrace (part of), Bridgend street (west side), Argyle street, Ballochgoy 
terrace, Bridge street, Chapelhill road, Gallowgate (west side), Havelock terrace, 
llillhouse road (west side), Inker man terrace, Landward, Lilyoak terrace, StafFa 
place, York terrace, Westland road. Representatives: T. Council — Bailie A Brown 
and Messrs Buchanan and Halliday. P. Council — Messrs Srewart and M'Kinlay 

No. 3 — Alma terrace (part of), Barone road (west side), Bridgend street (east side)' 
Columshill place, Columshill street, Gallowgate (east side), Glenhead placei 
Gowanfield place, Hillhouse road (east side), John street, King street, Ladesid e 
street, Landward, Macalister's court, Mill street (west side), Montague street 
(from Gallowgate to Tower street), Tower street (west side), Victoria street 
(from Gallowgate to Tower street), West Castle street. Representatives : Town 
Council — ex-Bailie Lawrie and Messrs Malcolm Buchanan and Thompson. Parish 
Council — Messrs Fleming, Donald Buchanan and J S Slaven 

No. 4 — Castlehill street, part of Castle street, Guildford square, High street, (from 
Guildford square to Castle street), High street (west side), Landward, Meadow - 
cap, Montague street (from Tower street to Watergate), Mill street (east side) 
Russell street, Stuart street, Tower street (east side), Union street, Victoria street, 
(from Tower street to Guildford square) Watergate (west side), Ascog Loch road 



R E FORMD SPELING. The following is a quotation from Ossian : — 
Mar gya series dom arom fen ha skxla na hamijar a gya gelit. 
Az a ov ljt tu mj em sol, iz a tel ov cte tjm dat iz gon. 

We intend to treat similarly, special Quotation? from the Irish nnrt 'Welsh Gaelic, 
and make attempts to collect and print tit-bits from the vernaculars of the boy scouts 
represented at the INTERNATIONAL JAMBOREE in GUEAT BRITAIN, Aug, 1929- 

James M'Nicol, 

Family Bread, Biscuit,& Pastry Baker, 
87 Montague street. 

Soiree and Pic-Nic Parties provided for. 
Hot Pies every Saturday Night. 

Telephone 161. 


Family and Shipping Butchers, 

57 Montague Street* 

Always on hand a Choice Selection of Beef, Mutton and Lamb. 

Mince and Sausages a Speciality. 

Hotels and Boarding Houses catered for. 

Phone, 75 


Upnolsterers, Blind and 

Bedding* manufacturers, 

IVE o t o r 3H3I aulage. 


21 Bridge-End Street. 

COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHER— Floorcloth, Carpet, Bedding, &c. 

Picture Framing. Pianos on Hire. Removals Conducted. Furniture Stored. 

Carpets Beaten by Steam Power on the Premises. 

OFFICIALS— Burgh and Parish of Kothesay. 

(south side). Representatives: Town Council — ex-provost Jas M'Millan,(and 
Messrs John Jones and Wm Robertson. Parish Council— Messrs Jones and N 

No. 5 — Albert place, Bishop street, Bishop terrace, Bishop terrace brae (west Bide) 
Castle street, Croft lane, East Princes street (to number 25), High street east 
side, from Castle street to Minister's brae), Landward, Minister's brae (north 
side), Store lane, Watergate (east side), West Princes street, Mountpleasant road, 
Serpentine road. Representatives - Town Council—Treasurer Neil M'Nicol and 
Messrs M'Callum and James S M'Millan. Parish Council— Messrs Arch Meikle 
and M'Millan 

No. 6 — Albany road, Ardencraig road, Battery place, Bishop terrace brae (east side), 
Craigmore road, Crichton road, East Burgh Lands, East Princes street (from No 
26), Eastands road, Landward, Mountstuart road. Representatives: —Town 
Council— Bailies 1) Brown. Watson and Mr John Cunningham. Parish Council 
— Miss Arrol and sir Lamont 

Town Council Committees — Burgh Lands — Councillors Watson, convener) and 

Robertson (sub- convener), Dean of Guild Muir, Treasurer M'Nicol, Bailie A 

Brown and councillor Lawrie 
Gas — Dean of Guild Muir*(convener), councillor Thompson (sub-convener), Bailie- 

D Brown, councillor Buchanan, Jas McMillan and M'Callum 
Water — councillors Fisher (convener), M'Callum (sub-convener), Bailies Halliday 

and D Brown, and councillors M Buchanan and Robertson 
Finance — Treasurer M'Nicol (convener), provost John Maclachlan (sub-convener), 

Bailie A Brown, councillors Lawrie, Jas M r Millan and Cunningham 
Police — provost Maclachlan (convener), councillors 1) Buchanan (sub-convener), 

councillors Thomson, Jones, James S M'Millan and Cunningham 
Roads — Bailie Halliday (convener), councillor Jas S M'Millan (sub-convener), 

Bailie D Brown, councillors Fisher, M Buchanan, and Junes 
Public Health — councillors Jas M'Millan (convener), councillor M Buchanan 

(sub-convener), Bailie Halliday, Dean of Guild Muir, Treasurer M'Nicol and 

councilllor Cunningham 
Parks — Bailie A Brown, (convener), councillor Jones (sub-convener),* provost, 

Maclachlan, councillors Watson, Thompson and Jas S M'Millan 
Electricity- Bailie D Brown (convener), councillor Fisher (sub-convener), Bailie 

A BrowN, councillors Lawrie, M 'Galium and Jas M'Millan 
Old Age PENSIONS-Provost Maclachlan (chairman), Bailies Halliday and D Brown, 

Dean of Guiid Muir, Treasurer M'Nicol, councillors I) Buchanan, Thompson, 

M Buchanan, Robertson, James McMillan, M 'Galium Cunningham and Jones 
Dean of Guild Court — i>ean of Guild Muir, councillors M Buchanan, Robert- 
son, Jones and Jas S M'Millan 
Valuation — provost Maclachlan, Bailie D Brown, Treasurer M'Nicol, Dean of 

Guild Muir, councillors Thompson, James M'Millan and Buchar.on 
Stewart Institute, Members of Board of Management -provost Maclachlan, 

Bailies Hniliday and D Brown and councillor Watson 
County Council, Burgh Representatives — provost Maclachlan, Bailie D Brown 

and A Brown, and councillor James M'Millan 
Bute District Board of Control -- Representatives: Provost Maclachlan, Dean of 

Guild Muir, councillors James M'Millan and Cunningham 
Roy'AL Burghs, Representatives to the Convention. — Commissioner, provost 

Maclachlan. Assessor, Mr R D Whj-te 



Established over Half a-Century. 

John MaeLachlan, 

Successor to SAMUEL THOMPSON), 

Hatter, Hosier, Clothier & General Outfitter, 
67 Montague street. 


Pastry Baker and Confectioner, 

30 Montague Street, and 

Woodend Bakery, 25 East Princes Street, 

House Address, 2 Bishop Terrace Brae. 

if you wish the Best Quality, make Barr your Baker. 

THE S T ja. T T£3 


with which is incorporateP 

The Bute Insurance Company. 

Fire Accident, Plate Glass, Fidelity Guarantee, Burglary 

and Life ('in connection with the British Equitable Assurance Co., Ltd.) 

Insuran ce Transacted. 

Prospectuses and Forms of Proposal may be obtained from any of the Agencs of the 
Company, or at the Rothesay Branch Office. '28 Castle Street, 

MACBETH & MACLAGAN, District Secretaries 
Chief Office for Scotland, 180 West George Street, Glasgow 

E. E. CROOKS. District Manager 

The Oldest Beat-Hiring Business in Rothesay. 


Yard — Ladeside Street. Stance — Esplanade. 

Boats of any description Built to any specification. 


Rowing and Sailing Boats from the same Stance. 

Special Terms to Private Parties 

Sole Agent in this District for Grampian Marine Motor Engines. 

Sole Maker of Famous " Bnts'' (Jars. 

OFFICIALS— Kothes&v Parish and Bursh. 

Representative Elder, to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland — 

William Moodie, vs 
Civn. Distress, Prince of Wales' Committee for relief— ex-Provost Fisher, chairman 
Standing Joint Committee representatives : provost Maclachlan, Bailies D Brown 

and A Brown and councillors Watson and Cunningham 
Joint Committee on Blind Persons Act for South West of Scotland — Represent- 

atative : provost Maclachlan 
School Management Committee — Treasurer M c Nicol 
Prison — Member of Greenock Prison Visiting Committee, councillor Buchanan 

Licensing Appeal Court _ Appointed by Justices — ex-provost Jas M'Millan 
and Messrs Donald Buchanan, Rothesay, and John Ferguson, Port-Bannatyne, 
Appointed by Rothesay Magistrates— ex-Provost Maclachlan and Bailies Halliday 
and D Brown 

Harbour Trust — The Provost, Magistrates, and Town Council, along with the fol- 
lowing shipowners' representatives : Messrs Lachlan H Gilchrist, John D Rodger, 
John Halliday and Charles A Bremner 

Harbour Committee — ex-Bailie Buchanan (convener), councillor Watson (sub- 
convener), councillors Fisher, Lawrle, M'Callum and Robertson ; and Messrs 
Bremner, Gilchrist, Halliday and Rodger 

Officials-- Clerk, R D Whyte. Depute, James Rose. Harbour-Master, Robert 
Houston, Master of Works, Alex Stephen, Bridge Attendant, D M'Lellan. 
Overseer of Turnstiles, the Harbourmaster 

Parish Council Committees — Finance — Messrs Buchanan (convener), Watson, 

Fleming, Muir, Jones, and Miss Arrol 
Cemeticry — Messrs Gillies (convener), Fleming, Watson MTvinlay, M'Millan and 

Visiting — The Whole Council 
The Thomson Home — Messrs Buchanan (convener), Muir, Stewart, Slaven, 

Jones and Miss Arrol 
Clothing— Messrs Speirs (convener), Stewart, Slaven, M'Millan and Miss Arrol 

CHURCHES. — The Established Presbytery meets at Dunoon on last Wednesday in 
April and September and first Wednesday in July; at Rothesay on last Wednes- 
day of March and November. Clerk, Rev John M Dickie, B i>, New Rothesay 
Svnod of Argyll — next meeting April, 1929. 
The United Free Presbytery usually meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 
Rothesay and Dunoon alternately. Clerk, Rev J MTv Campbell, Lochgoilhead. 
Next meeting of Synod, April. 1929 — Clerk, Rev J MTv Campbell 

The Free Presbytery meets in Hope Street Church Buildings, Glasgow, on the 1st 
Tuesday of each month 

Parish Church, High street (Hours of worship, 11 15 am and 6 30 pm. , 
Ministers, the Rev James King Hewison, d d, (emeritus), and the Rev W T 
Smellie, o b e, m a, (assistant and successor). Session Clerk, W M Heaton, 9 
Victoria st. Assistant, for Proclamations, T Maclagan, 28 Castle st. Treas- 
urer, M Halliday. Minister's brae, Leader of Praise, Miss M' Arthur Church 
Officer, Archd Henry, Palace buildings 

New Parish, Argyle street (hours of worship, 11 a.m and 6.30 pm) —Rev John 
M Dickie, bo. Session Clerk, Dugald Weir. Clerk and Treasurer, Wm Gran*-. 
Seat-Letter, Hector M'Kellar. Organist, Arthur S Christie. Superintendent of 
Sabbath School, Frank Montgomerie. Church Officer, Donald MTie, 3fi Bishop 




The Waverley Picture House, 

Cosy Corner cinema, 
113 Montague St., Rothesay. 

Proprietor and Lessee, - - - J. S. Gillespie. 

Telephone No. 336. 



25 Bridge Street. 



27-29 and 47 WATERGATE, ROTHESAY. 

Office, Opposite County Buildings. 

All Kinds of Inventory and PROMPT Auction Sales Conducted 

Valuation Work Executed. SETTLEMENTS. in any District. 

'Phone No. 188. 

A. THOM & CO., 

Ho tor Engineers and 

Electrical Contractors, 

2z Bridge Street. 

All Glasses Repairs. Marine and Land Installations. 

OFFICIAL"— llothesay. 

Craigmorb Parish (St Brendan's), (hours of worship 11 a.m and 6.30 p. m) — 
John Dunlop Brown, ma. Session-Clerk, M Mackenzie. Cleric to Managers 
and Treasurer, James Heaton, Elysium Organist, John Cumming. Church 
Officer, Jas Duncan, Logie pi 

United Free Pauish, Castle street (hours of worship, 11 a m and 6.30 pin — Rev 
Joseph Traill, b d. Session-Clerk, John M'Callum. Clerk to Deacons Court, 
Chas Paterson Treasurer, Dvd Gilchrist Seat-Letter, Peter M 'Arthur. Super- 
intendents of Sabbath Schools, John G Dodds and James Duncan. Organist, 
Alex Gregory lt s o . Officer, Eobert Young, Castle st 

United West Free, Argyle street (hours of worship, 11 am and 6 30 p m— 
Rev Hugh Davidson, M A Session Clerk, David Stewart. Clerk to Deacons 
Court, Thomas W Doggart. Treasurer, James Smith. Roll Keeper, Thomas 
Macdougall . Seat-Letter, Andw Hamilton. Superintendent of Sabbath School, 
J VV Mutch. Organist and choirmaster, Jas Robertson, jn. Officer, James 
Hunter, 24 Argyle st 

Bridgend United Free, Bridgend street (hours of worship, 11 am and 6'30 pm.. 
— Rev Rohert L Kirk Session-Clerk, Alex M'Nab. Preses, James Miller. 
Clerk, George Higgie. Treasurer, Wm Meldrum. Seat-letter, Donald Sutherluud 
Superintendent of Sabbath School, Alex M c Nab, Organist, Harry Wilson. 
Church Officer, James Pinkerton, Church buildings 

Ciiapelhill United, Free High street — (hours of worship: English, 11 am 
and 6-30 pm Rev G R Howe. Session Clerk, Alex M'Nab. Clerk to 
Deacons' Court, Robert M'Farlane. Superintenoent of Sabbath School, Alex 
M M'Nab. Choirmaster, Dn Lamont, jn. Ch Officer, And Bell, 10 Battery pi 

Craigmore United Fhee, Crichton road (hours of worship, 11 a m and 6.30. pm 
Rev Willm Gardiner, ma Session-Clerk, Robert Clunie. Preses, Arch. Ewing, 
Clerk, Alex Ross Thomson. Treasurer, Robert Clunie. Organist, A R Thom- 
son. Church Officer, Arthur S Ford, Fiona villa, Wellpark rd 

Free, Ciiapelhill, (hours of worship, 11 am and 6 30 p m.) — Rev J D Ramsay. 
Session-Clerk, Congregational Clerk and Treasurer, 

Church officer, John Wilson, 11 Argyle pi 

Baptist, Ardbeg road (hours of worship, 11 am and 6 30 pm) — Rev T S Metrustry 
Superintendent of Sabbath School, George Maitland. Harmoniumist, Mrs Read. 
Church Officer, John M'Lean, 60 High st 

Prayer meetings in connection with some of the Churches on Wednesday evenings. 
£t Paul's Episcopal, Victoria street. — Established 1838 ; Church built in 1854. 
and consecrated in 1862.— Hours of service, Sundays, 9. 10, 11 am and 6.30 pm. 
Eucharast, Sam daily. Evensong, 7 pm daily, except Saturdays, 6 pm 
Rector, Rev Malcolm Smith, M a, d,tn. Secretary, Treasurer, 

Miss M Pratt 

St Andrew's Roman Catholic, Columshill street (hours of worship, 8, 9, 11 
[during July and August, also at 12], evening service, Sundays 6 3i», week days 
7 30) — very Rev Andrew Canon Butler. Assistant, Rev James Webb. 
Mass on Holy days at 7 45 and 9 am; on week days, 8 am 

At Mountstuart: Mass on Sundays at 10 am 

Ladeside Mission, in connection with the West United Free Church. Convener, 
Rev Hugh Davidson. Sabbath School at 3 pm ; Superintendent, Thomas Mac- 
dougall. Savings Bank, Saturday evening at 7. Evangelistic Services on Sab- 
bath evenings at 6 30. 



Telephone, No, 5; 

Hotel Victoria 


Opposite the Gardens and Band Stand. 


Electric Light Installed Throughout the Hotel. 

JOHN BLAIR, Proprietor 

Phone No. 145. 

Grand Marine Hotel 

i > 11 tbc West Bay. 


HIS First-Class HOTEL has been re-Decorated and re- 
Furnished. Excellent Cuisine. New Smoking Rooms 

Large Gardens. Moderate Tariff. 

A Few Minutes from Golf Course. 
Electric Light. Hot and Cold Running Water in Bedrooms. 

JOHN BLAIR, Proprietor. 

OFFICIALS— Rothesay Parish and Burgh. 

The Faith Mission, instituted in 1886 for evangelization in small towns and 

country districts. Head-quarters and publishing-office, Edinburgh. Founder, J G 

Govan ; hon. acting director. H E Govan 
The Faith Mission Prayer Union Local Branch, established 188!', for Christian, 

fellowship and evangelistic effort 
Salvation Army Citadel, Albert Hall, High st 

Salvation Army Eventide Home, Balmory House, Ascog — Matron. E Viney 
Wilkib Houses, for Ageing But* Women, Townhead 
Christian Brethren meet in the Gospel Hall, 1 Bridge st, on the Lord's Day 

at 11 a.m and 6 30 pm Also, at the Meeting House, 14 Bridge st 

Advertising and Town Purposes Asssociation. — The following are the members 
of the Association for Advertising the Town for 1928 viz. — Chairman, Provost 
Maclaclilan: vice-chairman, Bailie D Brown ; committee, ex-provosts Fisher, G 
Hicks, E R Macmillan and James M'Millan ; Bailie A Brown ; councillors Ang 
R Thompson and Win Watson ; Messrs John S Slaven, Archd Miller, James 
Johnston, Donald M Stewart, Charles Sweet, Tom Terris, James McArravv. Chs 
Paterson, T M Clay, J H MTvay and Wm Meldrum 
Secretary and Treasurer, George M'Lintock, 5 High 'st 

HOSPITALS.-Robertson Stewart, Townhead- Medical Officer, nr Howie. Visiting 
hours, 1 till 3 daily Matron, Mrs Robertson Caretaker, John Weir 

Victoria, High street. — Established and maintained for medical ai.d surgical 
treatment of persons suffering from injuries or non-infectious diseases. — Hon 
President, The Marquis of Bute. Chairman of Committee of Management, 
Sheriff Martin. Hon Secretary-Treasurer, Thomas Maclagan. Matron, Miss 
Eliz C Rell. Caretaker. John Stewart During 1928, there were 155 admissions 
and 500 out-patients attended to. The total ordinary income for the year was 
£2055, and the ordinary expenditure, £1845. For further pari iculars see an- 
nual report. 

The visiting days are : Tuesdays and Thursdays from seven till eight o'clock, an 
Wednesdays and Sundays from three till four o'clock 

Glasgow Western Infirmary — Local Treasurer, J R Campbell, Clydesdale Bank 

PHYSICIANS.— John Cameron, mb chE, Battery lodge ; Thomas C Christie, MB,chB, 
1 Battery place. T Wilson Howie, MB,chb, 11 Battery place. James B Lawson, 
M d, Brighton terrace John N Marshall, md, 7 Batterj place. 
Veterinary Surgeon, Robert Moodie m r c v 3, Watergate 
Nursing Association — Hon President, Dowager Marchioness of Bute. Presi- 
dent, Marchioness of Bute. Vice-Presidents, Lady Reid, Ardencraig, Miss 
Helen R Wilson, Chapelhill house, and Mrs Constable, Foley house. Hon 
Joint-Seoretaries, Mrs J N Marshall, Battery pic and Miss Alexander, Greylands. 
Hon Treas, Miss Weir, Rullecheddan. Queen's Nurses, Mrs Scott, Misses Ritchie 
and Brigham. The report for the year ending 31st March, 1928, shows that 376 
general and maternity cases had been nursed, assistance given at 4 operations 
and 7900 visits paid by the Queen's nurses. Under the child welfare sclieme, 
1824 visits had been made. 
Thomson Home, Townhead — Matron, Miss Mary Mackinnon. Visiting hours — 
Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 3 till 4 p m ; Tuesdays and 
Thursdays, 7 till 8. 



27 Victoria street, Rothesay. 

Breakfasts. Dinners. Teas. 


Fruiterer and Confectioner, 

Orders punctually attended to. 79 Montague st 


Family Ghvcer and Tea Merchant, 

6 Montague st 

Orders called for Every Morning and Promptly attended to. 


Carrier and Carting Contractor, 

Yard 4 John street. 29 Mill street 

Furniture and Luggage Removed. 


M o n u m ental Wo r h s, 

Monuments in Granite, Marble and Freestone. Cemetery Gate 

Designs and Prices on Application. Jobbings Promptly Executed. 


Joiner, Cabinetmaker, Funeral Undertaker, Wood Turner, 

House, 27 Argyle st. ^d Fret Cutter, 22 Bridge st. 

All Orders will have the same Prompt and Careful Attention as formerly. 

Established 1880. Telephone, 172 


Shipping and Family Butchers, 

Only Home Fed Beef and Mutton Kept. 81 Montague Street 

and at KilchattanBay. 

BLAKEY'S HOTEL and PENSION, 'Phone, 62, Rothesay 

(Late Hotel and Pension, now Next Door). at Craig OlOPe Pier. 

Liberal Table. Moderate Tariff. S. BLAKEY, Proprietrix, 

First-Class Service, (for 15 years Manageress of the Glasgow Art Cluub, and 
6 years Proprietrix of Craigmore Hotel & Pension). 

OFFICIALS— Rothesay. 

WRITERS. _ David Arnot, 35 High ST. Wm Grant, Watergate. Macbeth & Mac- 
lagan, Castle st James Rose, llb, ws, Castle st Robert D Whyte, Castle st. 
Wilson & Alexander, n p, Castle st. 

BANKS — Bank of Scotland, Guildford square : D M'Vicar, agent 
Bute Savings, Castle street : John M'Callum, actuary 
Clydksdale, Guildford square: John R Campbell, agent 
Royal, Victoria street: A Thomson Wood, agent 
British Linen, 64 Montague street — William Grant, agent 

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. — Rothesay Academy and Thomson Institute 

Rector, Alexander G Burgess, ma, f e i s , d sc. 
Higher Grade School — Annie M Douglas; Ann H Larg, ma (lions); A M 

Orr, ma; T N MacIIvarey ma (lions); (science), George Bruce, E S 

Matthew, m a (hons) ; Julia M Edgar, M a ; George T Scott, a r c a ; J 

W Chapman, ma (hons); Mary Smith, ma; Mary Gordon, ma and AR MThail. 
Primary School : Infant Division —Annie M Douglas and Annie D B M'Crone 

and Misses Shearer, Duff and Anderson 

Junior Division — Marion M r Dougall 

Senior Division--R Mouat, M A 
Music — Arthur S Christie. Cookery and Sewing— Janet Morrison. Singing 

Alex Gregory, ltsc. Gymnastics— A Craig. Janitor, Norman Lamont. 
Public Infant and Elementary School — Headmaster, Thos W Doggart, Nor 

M'lvor Wma S Tulloch, Kate M Whyte, Mrs Campbell and Misaes Wright 

M'Farlane, Mackinnon, May, Murray, Yeates, Davidson, Funnell, A N Guthrie 

and Gunn 
Supplmentary — Headmaster, Harry J G Ross, ma, John M'Donald, Misses Lyle, 

J N Guthrie, Hodge and Mitchell. Woodwork and Drawing, J L Straclian 
Cookery and Domestic Science,A T Glover 

Pianoforte, George Dryden. Singing, James M* Arthur 

Janitors, John Allan and Geo Brown Attendance officer, J Duncan 

St Andrew's R C School — H S Hughes (head master), M'Innes, and Misses 
Courtney, McDonald, Carroll; Rooney and Morris. Singing, Alex Gregor 
and Edith M'Grath 

Norman Stewart Institute, Montague street, erected by former townsmen (who re- 
membered their native place while prospering abroad) at a cost of about £10,000 
for the benefit of working men and women. Poard of Mansgement — Chair- 
man, provost John Vfaclachan. Committee — ex-Sherifl Martin (chairman), ex- 
ex-provost Macmillan, Bailie Brown, Revs John M Dickie and JD Ramsay, and 
Mr Jas Smith Librarian, Margt M' Crone 
Secretary and Treasurer, Wm Grant. Janitor, James Brooks 

Rothesay Horticultural Society. — President, Provost Maclachlan. Secretary and 
Treasurer, George C M'Kinnon, West-wood, Argyle ter 

Joint Stock Companies. — Tramway Co (Limited) — Chairman, G R Hulme. 
Secretary, S J R>we. General manager, Archibald Robertson. Engineer, and 
assistant manager, Foxton 



Phone, No. 101Y1, 


§LATEB and 


31 Bridge Street. 


Bookseller, Stationer, and 

Fancy Goods Merchant, 

49 Montague Street. 

Souvenirs of Rothesay a Speciality. 
Phone, 28. 


(A. Munro, Licensed), 

Wholesale and Family Wine IYIepehant, 

and Dealep in Old Seoten WhisXies, 

2-6 Tower Street. 

This is the only Business in Rothesay which is exclusively that of Family Wine 
Merchants and Spirit Dealers, Wholesale and Retail. 

Established 1878. Telephone No, 110. 





81 Montague Street, 

Where you will get a Choice Variety of Fresh Goods at City Prices. 
The Famed Warehouse for Genuine Value, First-Class Quality and Keenest Prices. 
A Trial Order Solicited. Orders Called for and Devered Daily. 

OFFICIALS — Joint Stock Companies, Publications, Fire Brigade 

Carriage Hiring and 'Bus Co — M'Kirdy & McMillan, Ltd — Chairman 
Arch Robertson. Secretary, W C King. Managing Director, Jas M'Millan. 

Craigmork Pier Co — Chairman, Matthew Duncan. Secretary, James Mac- 
kinflon. Piermaster, captain Peter M'Kellar 

Georgi': Halliday, Limited — Chairman and Managing Director, George Halliday 
Secretary, Malcolm Halliday. Solicitors, Russell & Duncan 

Glenburn Hydropathic Co Ltd — Visiting Physician, Dr Marshall. Secretary, 
J. Eckford Wallace, c a, 18 Alva street, Edinburgh 

J & A Martin, Limited, Carriage Hirers. — Chairman, Duncan Brown. Secre- 
tary, Miss Kennedy. Manager, G M'Kellar 

Martin Brothers, Motor Bus Hirers, Watergate. 

Theatre de Luxe— Fred R Burnette, proprietor. 

The Buteman, Limited — Chairman, Sir John Reid, Ardencraig. Secretary and 
Manager, Charles M Stevenson, Buteman office 

The Palace Cinema Ltd. — Manager, D G Symington. Secretary, George 

Scottish Mica Co.. Ladeside, Rothesay. — Wm H Findlay, mica merchant, 98 High 
st. A G Bain, c A, 55 West Regent st, Glasgow 

PUBLICATIONS — The Buteman and West Coast Chronicle Unionist), l£d weekly; 

published every Friday afternoon by Buteman, Ltd., Castle street — Charles M 

Stevenson, manager 
Rothesay Express, Id weekly, published every Tuesday evening by M Mackenzie 

& Son. Montague street 
Bute County Directory', 3s (2s to subscribers), postage 3d, published annually, 

in July by Higgie & Co, Bridge street 
Bonnie Scotland's Resorts, 4d, 6d and Is, published by Higgie & Co, Bridge st 
The Coast Guide, Memorandum Book and Register, 2d, published by Higgie & 

Co, Bridge street 
Belega Skotlando, an adaptation of the above into Esperanto (the first guidebook 

printed in the International Language). 2d. Higgie & Co. 
Boni SKOTLAND,in Pitman's Phonetic Longhand, adopted from the foregoing, and is 
published in commemoration of Sir Isaac Pitman's Centenary. 2d. Higgie & Co 
Is Esperanto Worth Learning? By Bernard Long, ba. 4d and 10 cents. — 

Higgie & Co. 
SKOTLANDA PEJZAGO [Scottish Scenery] Typical Views from Photographs, 

with Descriptions in English and Esperanto. Is. Higgie & Co 
La ENAMigo de la Nacioj (the Courtship of the Nations), (brochuretscontaining 

articles written, in Esperanto (the international language) by persons in all the 

civilised countries of the world. Id. Higgie & Co. 
Skots at Hame anc Abroad and wlia wi' them forgaither, a monthly miscellany 

of interesting and humorus literature in common and fonetic speling, 2d 
Official Guide, Published by the Advertising Committee. Price, 6d. Supplied 

free to non-residents on receipt of three penny stamps for postage, from George 

M'M'Lintock, architect, Rothesay 
Guide to Rothesay and the Island of Bute, 2d annually, Buteman Ltd 

Fire Brigade. — Fi rem aster, Alex Stephen, Master of Works; captain, T Noble, 
110 High st ; J Hislop, 3 Bishop terrace brae : A M'Fie, 66 Montague st ; D 
M'Fie, 177 High st ; J Gillies, 20 Ladeside; Rankin Harper, 3 King st; John 
Paterson, 15 Bishop st; Dan Hyndman, Bellevue rd ; D Campbell, 20 Russell 
st ; A Ferguson, 21 Columshill st ; A S Brown, 11 Crossbill villas; and C 
M'Nab (driver), 4 Bishop st 



House — 17 Argvle Terrace. 'Phone, No. 192 

Slaters and Plumbers, 



81 Victoria Street. 
Expert Service given in the Daintily-Appointed Rooms. 

BEAUTY CULTURE.— Face Massage, Electrolysis. Manicure, Bobbing, 

Shingling, Marcel and Water Waving, Shampooing and Hairdressing 



Telephone, 98. 

J. H. BELL, 



Cheapest Place in Rothesay to have your Photograph taken. 
All Photographic Supplies Bring your Films to me to be 
Developed I can give you Good Results. 
Taken To- Day : Delivered To- Morrow. Cameras for Hire 

Rotbesap Cramwap Cop- t Ctd. 

E r JC r JC J« I€ h: 

most interesting Route is by Scenic Electric Railway. 
Electric Cars every few minutes from Guildford Square. Rothesay. No road dust. 
View uninterrupted by roadsie hedges. If desired, return journey can be made by the 
Tramway Company's Luxurious ALBION VIKING CHARABANCS. 

Giant Pneumatic Tyres make them almost as comfortable as Electric Railway. 


OFFICIALS — Rothesay Company and Society Office- Bearers 

Prieiidly & Benefit Societies — Free and Accepted Masons.— Prov. G. Lodge of 
Argyll and the Isles— P G M, Fred Waller Fell Clark, Glen Caladli. P G M D 
Major-General J D Maclaclilan, c b, c m o, » so S P G M. Lieut-col Bryce 
Allan, o is E, t d. Chaplains, Rev Henry Guy Sclater and Rev Wm Howie, b d 
P G Secretary, W Dunlop Brown, County Buildings, Rothesay ; Assistant, G 
M'Lintoek, Rothesay. Treasurer, Thomas M Clay, Rothesay 

Lodge "Rothesay St John," No.292, Established 1821 — Meets in Masonic Templar 
Chapelhill road, on 1st and 3rd Mondays of each mouth from September till April 
— RWM, John JFLaclilan Secretary, John Holmes, Montague st. Treasurer, 
Wm Rodger. Tyler, John M'Ewan 

Provincial Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Argyll and the Isles. — Grand Superin- 
tendent, John Machichlan. Rothesay; P G Scribe E, Harry Graham, Rothesay 
P G Treasurer, Chas J Freel rim 

"St Blank's" Royal Arch Chapter, No. 163 — Meets in Masonic Temple, Chapelhill 
road, on second Monday of each month from September till March. --1st Principal, Z, 
John Watson : 2nd Principal. II, Neil M'Nicol; 3rd Principal, J Frank Ment- 
gnmerie; Scribe E, Ernest J Barlow, Tay cottage, Barone rd ; Treasurer, Arch 
Campbell. Janitor, David Donaldson 

Cryptic Council — TIM, Arch Dewar ; D M, Harry Graham ; P C W, F Dewar; 
Recorder. Matt C Stewart. Treasurer, Colin Kerr 

Ohder of Eastern Star. — ''Duchess of Rothesay" Chapter No. 15. — Instituted 
November, 1905. — Meets in the Masonic Temple, on the fourth Monday of each 
month from September till May. Matron, Mrs Barbar J Davidson. Patron, 
W M Heaton. Secretary, Miss Annie Yates, Ardbeg rd. Treasurer, Miss 
Bessie Kennedy. Sentinel, John M'Ewan 

White Shrine of Jerusalem, Mizpah Chapter, No. 4— WH Priestess, Miss Annie 
Kerr. W S Sojourner, A Harvey. W H Shepeidess, Mrs W M Heaton. 
Scribe, mis Jean Stirling, Craiglea. Treasurer, Miss Watters 

Ancient Okdkk of Foresters — Greenock, Bute, and Argyll District- - Meets 
half-yearly for business on last Fridays in April and October. Secretary, J W 
Graham, Library buildings, Greenock 

Court "Bote" No 5G30 — Meets in the Foresters' Hall every alternate Wednesday, — 
C R, Daniel Lamont. Treasurer, Thos Napier. Secretary, Geo M'Lintock; 
Medical Officer, nr Cameron The balance at the credit of the sick and funeral 
and smaller funds is over £2200 

Loyal Okdkr of Ancient Shepherds (Ashton Unity) — "Lord Bute" Lodge 
No 2091 — Meets every alternate Wednesday in the Lesser Good Templar Hall — 
Secretary, John Paterson, 15 Bishop st. Treasurer, G S Oliphant, 

Sons of Temperance — "Rothesay's Effort" Division, No 467 — Amalga- 
mated with Grand Lodge, Glasgow 

International Order of Good Templars — District Lodge of Bute and Cowal, No 
13 — D C T, Rev J Townsley. Kilchattan Bay. D S, Hugh Peacock, Kirn. 
T) T, Alx M'Nab, Rothesay 

"George Stephenson" Lodge, No 122 — Meets in Good Templar Hall, Town- 
street, on Tuesdays at 8 pm — Chief Templar, James Hunter. L D, A M r Nab, 
Secretary, G M'Neill Treasurer, A M c Nab sen 

"Rothesay's Frkedom" Lodge, No 228 — Meets in the Good Templar Hall, 
Tower st on Thursdays at 8 pm — Chief Templar, G M c Neill. Secy, D Dewar 






Ladies' and G e n 1 1 em e n's Tailor, 


Agent for W. & A. Gilbey s Wines and Spirits. 

Joseph Maitland, 

(Successor to High Morton), 

Family Grocer and Wine Merchant, 

62 Montague st o^STStf SZTfiib Rothesay. 

Orders Called for and Promptly Delivered. 



Opposite Stewart Statue, 

Misses J. & S. MORRISON 

Breakfasts. Luncheons. Dinners Teas. Fish Suppers. 
Excursion and Pic-Nic Purveyor. 

'Phone, 83. 

'Cycles and Gramophones 

Repairs Promptly Executed, 

Cycles for Hire for any Period, 

Personal Supervision and Attention. 


O A, I* D M M BI@fIIIi, 

91 Montague street, Rothesay. 

OFFICIALS— Rothesay Society Office-Bearers. 

" Hope of Bute" Juvenile Lodge,No 252 — Meets in the Good Templar Hall, 
Towei street, on Tuesdays at 7 p m — Superintendent, Mrs Sinclair 

Independent Order of Rechabites — " Hope of Bute" Tent, Nc. 2325, — 
Meets in St Paul's hall, Dean Hood place on alternate Mondays of each month 
Chief Ruler, . Secretary, R Rodger, Victoria st, Rothesay 

Treasurer, James Hyndman 

Juvenile Tent, '' Duke of Rothesay," No 1273. — Superintendent, 
British Women's Temperance Association. — President, Mrs Watson, Secretary. 
Mrs Ma'tland. Treasurer, Mrs Andrews 

Rothesay Charity Organisation Society and Civic Guild — Instituted 

to ameliorate the condition of the poor, repress mendacity, and expose im pos- 
ture. — Chairman, ex-Bailie Buchanan ; hon Secretary, Rev M Smith, Rectory; 
lion Treasurer, A T Wood, Royal Bank 
Rothesay Citizens' Union — President, Rev Hugh Davidson . Secretary, Thos 

Women's Freedom League, meets in the Stewart Institute on the last Wednesday of 
each month — President, miss Mry Park. Secretary, Miss Gilmour, 5 Victoria st 

Ratepayers' Association — Chairman, Rev J D Ramsay Secretary and Treasurer, 
Alex Robertson 

TRADE Societies — Building Trades' Federation— Convener, Dnld M'Callum 

Amalgamated Carpbnters' and Joiners' Society — President, Alex M'Gaw. 
Secretary, Alex M'Neill. Treasurer, Wm M f Fie 
Boarding House Keepers' Association —Chairman, Charles Sweet Secretary, 

D M Stewart, Belltrees 
Carters' and Motor wens' Society -Secretary, Councillor Lyon, Glasgow 

Co-Opertativr Society — Chairman, Miss Agnes Arrnl Secretary and Manager, 
John Brand 

Master Bakers' Association — President, Charles Muir. Secretary, A Brown 

Merchants' Association — President, A R Thompson. Secretary and Treasurer 
Jas Johnston 

Newsagents' Association. — President, Thos M Clay. Secretary, Andrew Buch- 
anan. Treasurer, 

Operatic Society — President, Robert Tait Secretary and treasurer, Kenneth 
M'Kay Conductor, J Orr M*Nab 

Operative Painters' Society — President, Charles Marsh: Secretary, John Donelly, 
Port Bannatyne 

Property Owners' Association — Chairman, John M Lamont. Secretary, William 
Fulton, Castle st 

Mutual Improvement. — New Rothesay Literary Association, established 1906.- 
Meets in the Masonic Temple on Thursday evenings from October till March, 
Hon President, Rev John M Dickie, bd. President, Frank Montgomerie. 
Secretary, Daniel Morrison. Treasurer, Miss Bessie Watson 
Young Men's and Women's Literary Society, meets in West U F Church Hall, on 
Monday evenings. Hon President, uev Hugh Davidson, ma. President, James 
Duncan Secretary and Treasurer, Mary Smith ,ma, Bishop st 



John Lamont, 

Family IS read, ISfscuit 

- and Pastry Baker, 

23 Gallowg-ate, Rothesay. 


Timber Merchants 
and Saw millers, 

TEJnion Street^ JRotnesay. 

Goal Department, 

7 Stuart Street 9 IRothesay. 

Telegrams, " Halliday, Rothesay." 
Telephones — Sawmills, No. 9. Coal Dept, No. 15. 

Hugh Lauder, 

Watchmaker, Jeweller and optician. 

8 Albert Mace (Opposite the Harbour). 

Souvenirs of Bute. Scotch Pebble Jewellery. 

Engagement Rings. Wedding Presents. 

Spectacles and Eye Glasses. 
Jewellery Repaired. 
Watches, Clocks and Jewellery Repaired. 

Rothesay — Society Office-Bearers, &.c. 

Young Womei.s' Christian Association — Institute, Battery place — Senior Branch 
meets every Tuesday : Junior Brand), every Monday. Girls' Club, Wednes- 
days, Thursdays and Fridays from October to March. President, Mrs Traill 
Secretary, Mrs John Watson. Warder and Club Leader, Miss Drummond 
Matron, Miss Abercrombie 

Boys' and Girls' Rkligious Society — Meets in Tower Street Hall, every Sabbath 
at 11 a in. Supported by voluntary contributions— President, Jn Watson. Secre- 
tary, Mrs John Watson, Barone rd 

Comrades of the Great War — Rothesay Branch Ltd.— Club Rooms, 17 
Montague st -- President, Major Andrew M M'Kinlay t d, Secretary, John 

British Lkgion, Rothesay Branch — president, ex-provost Hicks, chairman, F 
Bell. Secretary, Gilli s. Treasurer, W E Trescowthick 

Boys'Brigade — 1st Rothesay Company meets in the Drill Hall, on Friday even- 
ings for drill only. Captain, Wm M'Kay. Sunday Bible class at 3 30 

Boys' Scouts — Local Committee — Chairman, provost Hicks. Secretary, Major 
Peacock No. 1 Troup, head quarters, New Drill hall, Broadcroft lane — Scout- 
master, - Secretary, ASM Richardson, Railway Homes, Ascog 

Royal Rothesay Silver Band — Conductor, James Morrison; Chairman, Neil 
M'Nicol ; Secretary, Jas Lamont 

SPORTS and Pastimes — Golf Courses: Municipal, East Burgh Lands, open g. 
May, 1908, Green-keeper, Thos Learinonth 

Golf Club — Captain, J R Cattanagh. Secretary and Treasurer, Dnncan Ferrier 
BowLijiG Clubs.— Rothesay — Green, Ballochgoy. Chairman of Directors, ex-Bailie 
Buchanan. President, Provost Hicks. Secretary and Treasurer, And Clark, 
Green Secretary, Win Sprowl Green-keeper, Robt M'Kellar 
Ardbeg and Port-Bannatyne— Green, Wyndbam park — Chairman of Directors, 
A K Lauder; President, Peter M'Millan ; Secretary, Geo M'Lintock; Green- 
keeper. James M "Kellar 
Curling Club — President, Major M'Kinlay. Secretary, W Dunlop Brown Treas- 
Robt Houston 
Lawn Tennis — Corporation Courts, the Meadows — Overseer, John Haig 

Ardbeg Courts— Secretary, Edward Mathew, Wyndbam rd Treasurer, Jk Somers, 

Craigmore Courts--Caretaker, Captain M'Kellar, Pier 

Bute Junior Football Association — President, Secretary, 

Football Clubs. — Athletic. Comrades. Royal Victoria St Blane's. &c. 

There are several trophies and prizes competed for annually among the members of 
the various clubs. The principal of these are the following : — 
Prize. Presented by — 

Bowling — Buteshire County Cup, Mr Malcolm Weir, Rulliecheddan 

,, Do. County Cup & Badges ex-Provost James M'Millan 

„ Rothesay Club Champion Cup 

,, Ardbeg Championship Cup, 

„ Freemasonic Trophy Brother Fred Waltei Fell Clark, PGM 

Football — Knockdliu Charity Cup, sir Norman Lamont, Knockdhu. 
,, Salvesen Shield, Lord Salvesen, k c 
,, Buteshire Juvenile Cup ex-Bailie John l.yle, Lome Hotel 
., Lawrie Rose Bow], ex-Bailie J M Lawrie, Rothesay 
., Buteshire Junior Cup, ■ 

Golf— Sheriff Martin Trophy, Sheriff Martin, Rothesay, 
,, Firth of Clyde Trrphy, 



Robert Bpown & Co., 

1 r o 11 in o n §■ e r s, 

43 Montague Street 

Daniel Lament, 

Grocer and Provision Merchant, 

92 High Street 

Alexander M'Nab & Son, 

Joiners, Glaziers and Funeral Undertakers, 

House— Holyrood, Barone Road. 24 'Watergate 

James Canning" & Son, 

Coach, House and Motor Painters, 

House Address— 30 Bishop Street. John Street 

Alexander Ferguson, 

Painter and Paperhanger, 

House Address— 23 Mountpleasant Road 7 Bridgend Street 

Estimates Given. Orders Promptly Attended to. 

Charles Wilkie, MPS., Telephone, 168 

Chemist and Druggist, 

20 Argyle Street 

Infants' Food always fresh. Patent Medicines. Perfumes, Toilet Requisites, etc. 

N. H. I. and Private Perscriptions Dispensed with Best Quality Drugs. 

All Kodak Supplies. 

John Morrison, 

Upholsterer, and Complete House Furnisher, 

14 Tower Street 

Large Stock of Furniture and Linoleum, etc., on han i. All Linoleum purchased here 
laid free of charge. Estimates free. Pi ices moderate 

Gas and Electricity, 

We can offer you equ illy Efficient Service in both Departments. 

J". "W. Macnato cfe Sens, 

24 Watergate, Rothesay. 

Also at 13 West Princes Street for Ironmongery, 

l Albert Place for China and Fancy Goods. 

Fairs, Holidays, Communications and Postal Arrangements. 

Prize Donor. 

Putting Green — Macmillan Cup, provost E R Macmillan Rothesay 

Shinty — "Buteman" Cup, The late Joseph D Wilson, Rothesay. 

,, Macrae Cup, - Lady Colin MacRae, Colintraive. 

,, Ballimore Cup, Lieut-colonel MacRae- Gils trap, Ballimore 

,, Juvenile Cup, - Lady Margaret MacRae, Colintraive 

,, Duncan Trophy, Ninian Duncan, Little Kilmory 

,, Lawrie Cup, - J M Lawrie, Rothesay 

,, Campbell Cup, - Arch Campbell, Rothesay. 

,, Camanachd Cup, - Daniel Shaw, Rothesay. 

Swimming Lawrie Cup, - J M Lawrie, Rothesay 

Fairs — Thursday before 28th May (hiring), third Wednesday and Thursday in July 
Brux Day (horse), Thursday before 28th November (hiring), and Thursday before 
Kilbarchan December Fair (horse). [The first Wednesday in May and last Wed- 
nesday in October used to be the dates of fairs, and are still published in some re- 
ference books, but they are obsolete] 

Holidays — New Year's Day, Victoria Day, Brux Day Fair (18th and 19th July) 

and Thursday, 19th Sept. First Wednesdays in November, December, February 
and March are merchants' holidays. From October till June, Wednesday after- 
noons are shopkeepers' holidays 

Communications — Steamers ply several times daily to the mainland via Wemyss Bay, 
Gourock, Greenock, and Craigendoran, in communicating with Glasgow and all 
parts ; also daily to the Kyles to Ardrishaig. In Summer, steamers ply regu- 
larly to Arran, Campbeltown and Inveraray, and irregularly to all the surround- 
ing ports. Electric and motor cars run to Port-Bannatyne and Ettrick Bay, 
and buses to Mountstuart and Kilchattan Bay several times a day 

Postal Arrangements. — Post Office, Bishop street. Postmaster, John Lee 
Despatches at 7 30, 10 (west), and 10 15 am, 2 and 4 pm. Extra during Season 

6 15 and 7 pm Sats.,and on Sunday afternoons 
Deliveries — 8 and 10 30 a m and 5 p m. (From October till May the 5pm delivery 

is suspended, but letters can be called for at the head office between 5 and 6 
Money Orders issued and paid from Sam till 7 30 pm. 

Savings Bank — Deposits received do. do. 

Postal Orders issued and paid do. do. 

Telephone Call Office open from 8 am till 7 30 pm On Sundays from 9 till 10 am 

When Public Office is closed, calls may be made from Night Call Office (side door 

entrance in Bishop st), and at Telephone Kiosks along the front. 
Telegraph Office open on week days from 8am till 730 p m. Sundays, 9 till 10 am 
Ardbeg road (Telegraph, 8 a m till 7 pm). Despatches to suit Rothesay. Postal 

Money Order, and Savings Bank business from 9 am till? pm No Sunday service. 
Craigmore Pier (T S O )— Despatches to suit Rothesay arrangements. Telegraph 

9 am till 7 p m Postal, Money Order, and Savings Bank business. No Sunday 

Sub-Post Offices at Columshill street and Gallowgate for the sale of stamps and sale 

and payment of postal orders 
Additional Letter Boxes at Argyle place, Ballochgoy, Columshill street, Cragie- 

lea, Crichton road, Fergusson place, Guildford square, High street, Mill street, 

Mountpleasant, Mountstuart road, Orcadia, the Pier, Serpentine road, Golf course, 

Rosemount, Barone road, Scalpsie road, Milton road and Greenwood 


Phone, No 224 Rothesay. 





Mm M 


10 Apgyle St., Rothesay, 



Phone, 71, Rothesay. 

On Admiralty List. 




and Boat-Builder, 

Joiner, Painter, 

and Chandler, 

High Class Work - - 
at Moderate Prices. 

Yachts and Launches hauled up 

for Wintering and Repairs, 

or Moored Afloat in the Bay. 


First-Class Storage for Spars, 

Sails, Boats and Gear. 

Petrol and Lubricating Oils 

Motors Installed and Repaired by Skilled Mechanics. 


Parish of North Bute. 

THIS is the northern portion of the island of Bute. Port-Bannatyne, its principal 
village, is two and a-half miles from Rothesay, with which it is connected by tram- 
way. Karnes Castle, in the vicinity, is said to be the oldest inhabited castle in the 
aountrv, and was the ancient seat of the Bannatynes. The village was named after 
that fam ily — two brothers of whom (John and Gilbert) — received a charter from King 
Robert the Bruce, for services rendered at Bannockburn. 

At the 1921 census, (taken in June instead of April) the parish contained 1201 
males and 1529 females— total, 2730. 

For Number of voters on the roll, see County informatioD. 

(For Courts and Court Officials, Justices of the Peace, and County 
Boards, see County Lists). 

Assessments for 1927-28 — Proprietors: Poor rate, 3d ll-16ths; registration, 2-1 6th; 
school rate, 10^d: lighting, l|d. 
Tenants; Poor rate, 3d il-16ths ; registration, 2-16ths ; burial, 8-16ths ; school, 
10£d: lighting. l£d 

Registrar, \ In 1928 there were 22 births, 7 marriages and 15 deaths 

G Oliver Loch k „ 1927 „ 13 „ 1 „ 20 „ 

CHURCHES. — North Bute Parish (hours of worship ; Crockanrae, 1 30 pm ; St 
Ninian's 11 am and 6 30 p m) — Minister, Rev Alexander Mackenzie, ma, cta. 
Session Clerk; James P Malcom.sp. Superintendent of Sabbath School, Edw S 
Matthew ma. Precentor (dock-an rae), George Welsh. Ha.imoniumist (St 
Ninian's) George Dryden. Church Officer, Win Jardine, Castle st 

Noeth Bute United FreeChdrch, Port-Bannatyne (hours of worship,ll am 
and 6 30 pm) — Minister, Rev Dr JVFLeod, Session Clerk, Archd Brown. 
Clerk of Deacons' Court, John Black Treasurer, Peter Finlay. Central Fund 
Treasurer, Miss Brown, Superintendent of Sabbath School, 
Organist, Andrew Love Church Officer, Wm Stewart, Glenlea Convener of 
Seat Letting Miss Currie Post office. 

PARISH Council. — James P Malcom (chairman), William Brownie, John Currie. 
Wm Dallas, Ninian Duncan, Colin M'Callum, and Inspector 

and Clerk, G Oliver Loch 

Schools — Port-Bannatyne Public — Mistresses, Misses Hendry and Shearer 
Ballianlay, Miss Hogarth, mistress 
Kildavannan, Miss Blaikie, mistress 
For Educational Authority, s-ee County Section. 

Medical Officer, James Vallance, m b, ch b, 


OFFICIALS -North Bute. 

Kyles of Bute Hydropathic Establishment — Chairman, A R Brown, tp 
Secretaries, D Hill Jack & Son, 141 West George st, Glasgow. Manageress 
Miss Valentine 

Port-Bannatyne Pier Coy, Ltd.; Office, Rothesay Pier. Chairman, 

. Secretary, Arch Meikle. Piermaster, Gilbert M'Kellar 
North Bute Golf Club — President, Win Brownie. Secretary, Jas Clark. Treasurer 

Arch Brown Green-keeppr, Wm Stewart 
North Bute Shinty Club — President, Thomas Lochhead 
I.O.G.T. — Lodge "North Bute" No 649 — In abeyance 
North Bute Literary Society — In abeyance 
North Bute Liberal Club, West End House — President, A Hogarth. Secretary, 

and Treasurer, D McMillan, j»-n 
North Bute Unionist Association— President, Wm Dallas. Treasurer, Jms 

Wilson Secretary, Lachlan Cook 
War Savings' Association — Chairman, John M Lamont. Secretary and Treas., 

L Cook, Iona pi 
1st Port Bannatyne Camp Boys' Brigade, meets in the United Free Church 

hall on Fridays. 
Girl Guides, meets in St Ninian's Hall on Monday evenings — Captain, 

Lieuts, Misses Mnir and Morrison 
Govan Combination Convalescent Home, Stewarthall — Nurse Thomson, matron 

Postal Arrangements — Sub-Postmistress, Miss J. Currie, Port-Bannatyne 

— Despatches to all parts, via Rothesay, at 5 30, 9 15 a m, 12 55, 3 25, 5 30 

and 6 15 p m. (Summer only). 
Deliveries from all parts via Rothesay, about 10 15 a m, and 2 and 5 30pm 

Telegrams received and despatched from 9 am till 7 p m. 

Postal, Money Order and Savings Bank. No attendance on Sundays 

IF 1 o r 


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Parish of King'aFth. 

nnHIS parish is rich in ecclesiastical history. The Irish Bishop, St Cattan, landed 
JL here in the year 439. He was uncle of the famous St Blane. The parish includes 
the popular village of Kilchattan Bay, which is about seven miles from Rothesay, and 
has regular connection bv steamer and 'bus. The population in 1891 was 1062 ; in 
1901, 1056; in 1911, 967 ; and in 1921, 644 males ; 83G females; total, 1480 

(For Courts and Court Officials, Justices of the Peace, and County Boards, 
see County Lists). 

Assessments, 1928-29 — Poor rate, education, and registration, 1/i per £1 on owners 
and Is Id on tenants 

Registrar, W T Esplin, (During 1927 there were 11 births, 4 marriages and 13 death 
Kiln villa. \ 1928 „ 11 „ 8 „ 11 „ 

CHURCHES — Parish (Hour of Worship, 12 o'clock noon) — Minister, Rer Daniel 
Stewart, ma. Session-Clerk, William B Crawford, Langalchorad. Superintend- 
ent of Sabbath Schools, the Minister. Precentor, James Logan. Church 
Officer, W Stewart 

United Free, Ascog (Hours of Worship, 11 15 am and 6 30 p m) Minister and 
Superintendent of Sabbath Schools, Rev A R Cowie. Organist, 
Church Officer, A S Dobbie, Rothesay 

United Free, Kilchattan Bay (Hours of Worship, 12 noon and 6 30 pm.) Mini- 
ster, Rev J Townsley, m a. Session-Clerk, . Organist, 
Church Officer, Win Fisher 

PARISH COUNCIL — Mountstuart District— George K Baillie, Robert M'Alister 
and Wm M'Farlane. Kilchattan Bay District — Win B Crawford, farmer ; 
Thomas M'Clure ; Thos Gilmour ; and Wm Crawford, hotelkeeper (chairman), 
Representative to the Bute District Committee, Ths Gilmour. Inspector and Col- 
lector, W T Esplin 

SCHOOLS. — Kingarth Public — James Byers, master Miss Massie, mistrss 
Kerrycroy Public — Miss Baird 

For Educational Authority, see County Section. 

Kilchattan Bay Pier Company (Limited) — Chairman, George Baillie. Secretary 
and Treasurer, W T Esplin. Piennaster, Malcolm Kelso 

Total Abstinence Societt meets on Fridays at 8 p.m. in the U F Church Hall. 

Coates Free Library, Public School, Kingarth — Secretary and Librarian, Wm T 

Public Library, Kerrycroy — 

OFFICIAL*— Kinsarth. 

Agnes Patrick" and " Stevenson" Home, Ascog, in connection with Glasgow 
Poor Children's Fresh-Air Fortnight Scheme — Matrons, Misses Dunbar and Simp- 
son. Hon. Secretary, T Thornton Mackeith, 82 Mitchell street, Glasgow 

Bute Golf Club, the oldest course in the island, beautifully situated along Quochag 
shore — Captain, AVm Crawford Secretary and Treasurer, Win T Esplir., the 
Schoolhouse Visitors admitted 
St Blane's Bowling Club — Secretary and Treasurer, John Lawson, St Blane's hotel 
Kingarth Bowling Club— Win Crawford, Hotel 

Kilchattan Bay Tennis Club — Secy and Treas, John C Morrison, P 
Postal Arrangements — Kingarth, Sub-Postmaster, R M*Fie, joiner. 

Sale of stamps and postal orders 
Kilchattan Bay, Sub-Postmistress, Mrs Morrison. Box closes, 8'25 am. and 2 45 pm 
Despatches to all parts i>ia Rothesay, about 8 30 a m and 3 p m. 
Delivery from all parts via Rothesay, about 11 30 am. 
Telegrams from 9 a m till 7 p m. Sunday, 9 a m till 10 am. 
Telephone, local and trunk 

Postal, Money Order and Savings Bank Business, and Express Delivery 
Wednesday half-holiday 
Ascog — Sub-Postmistress, Mrs Levach — Deliveries and despatches to suit Rothesay 
arrangements. Telegrams from 9am till 7 pm. Postal and Money Order and 
Savings Bank business No Sunday attendance (Closed at 1 p m on Thursdays 
October till May) 

Printing, Publishing, 

Circulars, Cards, memos-, Sc 



The Isle of Arran. 

' I "'HIS island, the largest in the group, is famous for the grandeur of its scenery and 
1 the variety of its geological deposits. The island is 36 miles in length, 
20 in breadth, and is divided into two parishes — Kilbride on the east, and Kilmory 
in the west. The late King Edward and Queen Alexandra spent a very pleasant 
holiday in the island after their postponed Coronation in August, 1902, and witnessed 
some very interesting sheep dog trials — which lengthened their stay 

(For Coxirts and Court Officials, Justices of the Peace, and County 
Boards, see County Lists) 
Population in 1881, 4762 ; in 1891,4927; in 1901, 4779: 1911 (Brodick, 992; 

Kilbride, 1323 : Kilmory, 954 ; Shisken, 764; Lochranza, 585) 4628— all in 

April. 1921— in June— Kilbride, 5293 ; Kilmory, 3001 : total, 8294. 
Valuation and Assessments see pages 17, 19 and 21 
Lady of the Manor- -Lady Mary (only daughter of the late William Alexander Louis 

Stephen Douglas Hamilton, 12th Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, &c), now 

Duchess of Montrose 
Commissioner — The Duke of Montrose 
Factor on Estate — George Laidler, Strabane, Brodick 
Sheriff Court held once a Quarter at Brodick. Hon Sheriff-Substitute, James 

J Morton, Machrie Sheriff-Clerk Depute, John Kerr, Lamlash 
Arran Farmers' Society. — Annual exhibition of live stock in August, and of roots 

&c, in November. Presidents, Duke aud Duchess of Montrose. Secretary 

and Treasurer, R W Campbell. Ba~k of Scotland, Blackwaterfoot 
Isle of Arran Musical Festival Committee — C':airmar., Dnchess of Montrose 

Hon. Secy., Chas H Graham, Whiting Bay. Treasurer, John M'Bride, Brodick. 
Island of Arran Publicity Scheme- -Chairman, Donald K'Kelvie. J p. Hon. Secy, 

Chas H Graham, Whiting Bay. Hon Treasurer, John Kerr, Lamlash 
Isles of Arran and Bute Federation of W R I— President, Duchess of Montrose 

Secretary, Mrs Stewart Orr, Corrie Treas, Miss B B Currie, Brodick. 
Isle of Arran Branch Red Cross Society--Chairm;m, Duchess of Montrose, obe 

Secretary, John Wooley 
Kildonan and Lloyd's Signal Station — Officer, non resident 
Arran Golf Association — President, George Laidler ; Secretary, John Sillars 
Arran District Committee — Chairman, George Laidler Clerk, George Robertson 
Tuberulosis Officer for Arran, Dr James Buchanan, Mb, ch, lrcsi 
Isle of Arran Constitutional Association — Chairman, James J Morton. Secretary, 

William Reid 
Isle of Arran War Memorial Hospital — Chairman of Management, Duchess of Mon 

trose Secretary, A C Crockett, Woodside, Lamlash Treai, Willm Orr, Bank 

of Scotland 

James Boyd, Fernbank Dairy, Ayrshire, 





A SPRIG of SCOTS HEATHER is as lightly thought of at 
hame as a drink of cold water (of which there is more than 
enough to spare), but it is an inspiration and a valued reminder 
of the pleasantest of memories to Scots and their friends abroad. 

The exchange of national floral emblems will yet become ex- 
ceedingly popular among those who work for human brotherhood. 

We produced Victory Commemoration Bookmarks — in con- 
nection with the Armistice, the Signing of Peace and the succeed- 
ing Joy Day Celebrations, — which were considered very appro- 

Remember Friends Abroad. 

While enjoying holidays remember to gather sprigs to sendjto 
friends abroad, or in response to appeals you will see in leading 
Scottish weekly newspapers. 

We have for years sent boxesfull of heather to friends and so- 
cieties abroad. We frequently respond to newspaper appeals, and 
the following is a sample of the acknowledgments received :, — 

East London, C. P., So. Africa, 18thj>c. ^ 

Mr George Higgie, 22 Bridge St., Rolliesay, Scotland. ■MKssnrur-' 

On behalf of the East London Caledonian Society I wish to thank you for being 
so kind in responding to my appeal for heather, which was sold on our Patron Saint s 
Day, and realised the very handsome sum of £265 5/11, and has been forwarded to 
the fund for disabled Sailors and Soldiers The heather was received in first-class 
condition, and was much prized — Yours faithfully, James Forbes, 

Convener of Heather Committee. 
It is not only Scots abroad who enjoy a sprig of something that actually grew 
at hame. The Glasgow ' Evening Times,' while the above acknowledgment was on the 
ocean, printed the following ; — " Flower girls in Argyle Street are making brave dis- 
play with the mimosa, which comes to us from the Continent before the swallows or 
even the daffodils dare. It is one of the indications, after the shortest day, that 
somewhere the sun is shining, and that winter is waning. Australians in town are 
greatly cheered by the golden glory, for the mimosa is the wattle of their homeland, 
carrying with it the same significance as the heather to a Scot abroad." 

Colonials and others on holiday in this country, have thanked us personally for 
sending them souvenirs of Scotland when far away; and others have reciprocated by 
sending preserved leaves and flowers from their distant lands. 

The exchange of national floral emblems will yet become exceedingly popular. 
Botanical Specimens go through the post at letter, sample or parcel rates. 

Higgie & Co., Printers & Publishers, Rothesay. 

Parish of Kilbride. 

/jHURCHES Established Brodick — Kev Malcolm Mackinnon. Kilbride- 

^^ Rev Andrew Win Kennedy. Corrie-Kev James J Brown. Whiting Bay — Rev 
Cullum McKenzie 
United Free. — Brodick-Rev J Howitt Grant, Lamlash — Rev John A Lamb, bd 

Whiting Bay — Rev John Forsyth MA 
Free Church. — Brodick — Rev Dnld Cameron. Whiting Bay — 
Congregational. — Sannox — Rev Allan C M'Dougall 

PARISH COUNCIL — Chairman, George Laidler, Brodick. Arch Currie and Archd 
Brown, Brodick : Rev Jas Brown, Corrie ; Jas Watson, Lochranza : James Bone 
and James Black, Lamlash ; Alex Kerr and Walter Boa, Whiting Bay 
Inspector, John Kerr, Lamlash Collector, Wm L Rough. Medical Officer' Dr W A 
P Stewart, Omalinn, Brodick 

SCHOOLS.- Corrie — Miss Myles. Brodick — J Do Ids. Lamlash — Charles Farmer 
si A. Whiting Bay— Wm Carnegie, m a 

For Educational Authority, see County Section. 
Doctors — James Buchanan, lbcsj, Lamlash ; and W A F S Stewart, Brodick 
Bank of Scotland — Wm Orr, agent, Lamlash: sub -agent, J Middleton, Brodick 
Koyal Bank, Brodick — John Kerr, agent Wm Aitken, sub-agent, Whiting Bay 
Registrars of Births, &c — Brodick — J Dodds Kilbride- -Miss E Thomson 
Post Offices — Brodick — J Little. Corrie— Miss A Young. King's Cross — J Cook. 
Lamlash — Mrs M'Neish. Whiting Bay — J E George 
Piermasters — Brodick — A Currie. Lamlash A Currie, Brodick, manager. Whiting 

Bay - A Currie, Brodick, manager 
Ferrymen — Corrie — Robert Kelso. 

Lamlash Golf Club— Capt, John Kerr Secretary, Jas Toole. Treasurer, S Galbraith 
Lamlash Bowling and Tennis Club-1'res, D.ivid Thomson Secretary, Daniel Craw- 
ford Treas., Thos Miller 
Masonic — " St MolioV Lodge, No. 774, Lamlash — R W M, George Shaw. Secy, 

John Moreon 
Brodick Public Hall Coy. — Committee's Secretary, George liobertson 
Lamlash Cleansing Committee — Secretary and Treasurer, John M Gibson, Ivybank 
E Star — W M, Miss M'Gowan. A M, Miss Middleton. Secy, Mrs W H Jones 
Lamlash Public Hall Management Committee — Secretary, John Martin 
Lamlash Bronch Holiday Fellowship - Secy, John Kerr 
Communions — First Sabbaths in May and November 
Fairs — Brodick — (Cattle, Sheep, and Horses) Tuesday after 20th June 
Communications — Steamers to. and from Ardrossan daily, and additional in Sum:ne:" 
(in normal times) via Rothesay daily 


D. Fullarton, Grocer and General Merchant, near Pier. 

Tea Rooms to accommodate 80. 



Assets Exceed 


By Appointment. 

Sums Paid, 

Ovn £40,000,000 

W M Jk 2 

Accident Fire and Life 
Assurance Corporation, Limited, 

General Buildings, Perth, Scotland. 
General Buildings, Aldw^cH; London. 

Established 1SS5. 

"EVERYTHING in Life has its 


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should have a Policy to provide the 


in the 




whose Policies cover every contingency. 

Director alid General Manager, F. 'Nokiic-Mii,l,er, J.I',. 

Parish of Kilmory 

CHURCHES — Kstai'.i.isiikd. — Higti Kilinorv .and Sliiskine — Rev Norman 
M'Leod Wright 
Lochranza — Rev Jolm Colviile 

Unitki> Fukb. — Kildunan-Rev David Dale, ba. Sliiskine— Rev Dr W J Jack 

Lochranza-- vacant. 
Free — Shisken— Rev M Macdonald Lochranza — Rev Neil M 'Donald 

PARISH COUNCIL — Chairmau, John M'Bride, Shannochie. Kilmory. Members 
Peter Hamilton, Kildonan ; Charles M 'Aliafr, Slidderie ; John Wooley, Black- 
waterfoot , Charles Robertson and Peter Baird, Shiskine ; Chas Weir, Machrie ; 
Alexander Kerr, Pirnmill ; and Peter M'Kenzie, Caticol 
Inspector, John Kerr. Collector, Duncan McAllister. Medical Officer, Thomas 
Rutherford, M b, o m 

SCHOOLS. — Dougarie Public — Georgina Teesdale. Kildonan, James M r Clement 

Kilmory — J A Byres. Lochranza — Miss Lowe. Pirnmili — wiss Robertson 
Shiskine — Angus Smith. Slidderie — Mi's Conliner 

For Educational Authority, see County Section. 

Doctors — Thomas Rutherford, m b, c m, Sliiskine 

Bank of Scotland, Blackwaterfoot, R W Campbell agent, 

Post Offices. —Kilmory — Miss M'Kelvie. Lochranza — Jiiss Lawrie. Shiskine — sir 
Currie. Blackwaterfoit— J Bannatyne. Pirnmill -- J Robertson, Slidderie — 
Male. Anderson 

Registrars of Births, &c. — Kilmory— Wm Currie. Lochranza— Nail M Coll 
Shiskine— Donald Robertson 

Piermaster.— Lcchranza— John Kerr. 

Ferrymen — Machrie Bay-- John Cochrane, jun. Pirnmill— Chas Robertson 

Fair — Lochranza (Cattle, Sheep, and Horses), first Tuesday in June 

Communications — Campbeltown steamers from Glasgow and Greenock call at Loch- 
ranza and Pirnmill daily. Argyll Coast steamer from Glasgow, Greenock or 
Fairlie calls at Blackwaterfoot and Machrie Bav twice a week. 


The Bute County Directory 

is the only Publication of the kind printed and 
published in Buteshire. Its data is cai*efully 
compiled, and much time and attention is devoted 
each year to the careful investigation and noting 
of the necessary alterations in the personnel ©f the 
occupants of public offices, the correct addresses 
of the general inhabitants, and the latest changes 
amongst those engaged in business. 

The earliest publications connected with llothe- 
say were Directories, and they are interesting 
reading even at this time of day. 

Our publication not only includes the Burgh of 
Rothesay (where it has long been most appreciated, 
but embraces the whole of the County of Bute — 
from the outlying districts of which more interest 
is respectfully solicited. 

Owing to the increased prices of material and 
wages, we have been compelled to raise our tariff 
from pre-war issues, but that advance is not nearly 
equal to the increased cost of production : We de- 
sire not the curtailing of our information, but the 
continuing of everything as full as possible. 

Whole-Page Advertisement, - £1 10 

(Special Positions by arrangement). 

Half -Page, - - 1 

Quarter, - - - 12 6 

Eighth, - - - - 8 6 

Sixteenth, - - - - 5 

Lines, each, - - - 2 

Prominent Names, each, - - - 2 

Telephone Numbers (except in Advertisements), 10 

Business Address in Householders' Section, 10 

Private Address in Business Section, - 10 

Copy of Directory to Subscribers (postage 3d) 2 
Non-Subscriber 3s. 


July, 1929 

Parish of Cum brae. 

THIS parish comprises the islands of the Great and Little Cumbrae off the Ayrshire 
coast. The Burgh of Millport, on the larger Isle, is a popular watering-place. 
This isle is 12 miles in circumference, and has a well-made road round it. On the 
smaller isle is the Cumbrae Lighthouse 

Population 1921, 2501 males; 3451 females: total, 5952. 

(For Valuation, Courts and Court Officials, Justices of the Peace, and County Board*, 
see County Lists— pages 17 to 30). 

Lord of the Manor : The Marquis of Bute. Factor, N H Constable, Rothesay 
Registrar of Births, Marriages, and Deaths : James Stewart- 
Sheriff Small Debt Courts — Held in March and September. Sheriff-Clerk Depute, 
James Stewart 

PARISH COUNCIL.— James C Sharpe (chairman), John Crawford, Alex Muir. 
J A Macfarlane, James Risk, Robert Young and Thomas Kidd 
Inspector and Clerk, James Stewart 

CHURCHES. — Parish (hours of worship, ll am: and 6 30 p m)— Minister, Rev 
Archibald Grierson it a. Session- Clerk, James A Macfarlane 

East United Free (hours of worship, 11 am and 6 30 p m) : Minister, Rev Don- 
ald Macrae, m a 

West United Free (hours of worship, 11 am and 6 30 pm) — Minister, Rev John 
Calderwood,, llb 

Scottish Episcopal Church — The Church of St John the Evangelist, at 
Oban, has been raised to the t status of Cathedral Church of Argyll 
and the Isles— Bishop, Right Rev Kenneth Mackenzie, dd. 

The Cathedral at Millport is now known as the Cathedral of the Isles, with 
very Rev provost Cland O'Flaherty, resident 

St Andrew's ; Rector, Rev provost O'Flaherty. Hours of service; Sundays, H C 
10 5 a m (first in month) ; Matins, 11 am. Holy Days, Matins, 11 m. 

Baptist (hours of worship, 11 a rn ami 6 30 p m) : Pastor — Student supply 

oCHOOLS— Cumbrae Public— Headmaster, Robert Paterson, SfA, feis. Assistants, 
Misses Paul, Heatheral, Mrs Crichton Miss Rattray and Douald M'Donald 

For Educational Authority, see County Section 

Doctors; J H Paul, M a, m b c m and J S MTavish, M b, c m 
Bank ; Union, Stuart Street. Thos W M'Ewon, agent 
Law Agent, Robert, Wood 


O F £ '101 A LS— Cumbrae. 

Masonic— Lodge " Kelburne" No 459— Meets on the first Friday of each month in the 
Masonic Hall, Crawford street, at 8 pm ; R \V M, James Crawford. Secretary, 
and Treasurer, J Caldwell 

Scottish Marine Biological Association: President, sir Archibald MTnnes Shaw,i,L r> 
Secretary and Treasurer, A Lawrie Brown. 185 St Vincent st, Glasgow. 
Superintendent. of Laboratory at Millport, Richard Elmhirst 

Cumbrae Branch of Buteshire Liberal Association ; President, Wrn McGregor. Secre- 
tary, J D M'Kay. Janitor, Jas Seaton 

Cnmbrae Unionist Association; President, John B Freebairn Secretary, R Copeland 
Janitor, Mrs Browu 

Cumbrae Women's Unionist Association. — President, Mrs King. Secretary, Miss 
Gardner. Treasurer, Miss Barclay 

Curling Club: President, J Dy mock Secretary and Treasurer, Alex Cunningham 

Cumbrae Golf Club: Captain, if T Sommerville. Secretary and Treasurer, J M'Con- 

Bunal Ground: Superintendent, Clerk and Treasurer, Jas Stewart 


Burgh of Millport. 

POPULATION of Burgh in 1891, 1662. " In 1901, 1655 ; landward, 114— total 
1769. In 1911, burghal, 1610; landward, 86— total 1696. Census 1921. 
2433 males; 3401 females— total, 5834. 

The Assessments include Burgh, Education, Poor, Registration and County (Consoli- 
dated : Owners, 3b 9d ; Occupiers, 5s 3d (including water) 

CORPORATION. — Provost, Alex Houston; Bailies, Macfarlane and Robert Young, 
Councillors J H Pattrson, J B Freebairn, Bout Ross, A K Anderson, F M'Gie 
and A Cunningham 

Committees — Finance- -The Provost, convener 
Works — J H Paterson, convener 
Gas— R Ross, convener 
Lighting— J R Ross, convener. 
Public Health--- J A Macfarlane. 
Library and Town Hall— J B Freebairn, convener 
Piers -- R Young, convener 
Dean of Guild— The Dean, The Provost 
Water — J B Freebairn, convener 

Officials: — Clerk, Robt Wood. Procurator- Fiscal, David Harper. Treasurer 
and Collector, Arehd Cameron. Medical Officer, Dr Jas Wilson, md. Inspector 
of Nuisances and Burgh Surveyor, John Dymock. Gas manager, John Dymock 
Piermaster, Alex Caldwell. Keppel Piermaster. Allan M'Lean 

Millport Trades' Association; President, J Macfarlane Secretary, R Hunnter 

Millport Bowling Ciab ; President, J Train. Secretary, Tlios J Kidd 

Mutual Plate Glass Insurance Association : President, James C Sharpe. Secretary 

and Treasurer, Arch Cameron 
Co-Operative Society, Limited : President and Treasurer, Thomas Reid. 
Penny Savings Bank; Trustees—President. James C Sharpe (chairman), Rev Donald 

Macrae (secretary). 
Holidays : First Wednesdays from October till March (full holiday) Shopkeepers 

holiday each Wednesday afternoon from October till May inclusive 
Post Office ; Postmistress, Miss Smith. Arrivals and despatches twice daily 
Communications; Steamers sail daily to Fairlie, Largs and Wemyss Bay in connection 

with all parts 

'Phone, No. 210. Established 1842. 

James Smith, 

Joiner, Cabinetmaker, 

and Funeral Undertaker, 

15 Bishop street, Rothesay 



The Plaza and Suite of Rooms to Let for Socials, Concerts and Dances. 
Phone, i33. D. J. SYMINGTON, Manager 

softest Class productions, 



Can always be had at 

United Co - Operative Baking Society, Limited, 

John ThOPDUrn, Telephone No. 170 

Fishmonger, Ice Merchant & Licensed Dealer in Game, 

(A few doors West from Post Office). 18 West Ppinees Street 

Poultry Supplied. 

Scottish Letter Headings, with Verses, &c. . 8d doi. 

Reduction for Quantities. 12 different kinds. Specimens, 3d postal coupons. 

HIGGIE & CO., Publishers, Rothesay, Scotland. 



Burgh and Parish of Rothesay. 

Agnew, John, artist, 2 Bridge st 

Aird, l>avid, engineer, 1 Mill st ; ho, 52 

Montague st 
Aird, Jas., plumber, 70 Ardbeg rd 
Aitchison, Mrs, Ardmory rd 
Alexander John, postman, 32 Castle st 
Alexander, Thomas W., Sheriff -clerk ; 

ho, Graylands, 50 Mountstuart rd 
Allan, Mrs Alex., 14 Battery pi 
Allan, Mrs Edward J., 65 Victoria st 
Allan, J A. janitor, Public School 
Allan, Mrs Mary, Battery pi 
Allan, Robt.. 12 The Terrace 
Allan Wm, 4 Colbec pi 
Allison, J. D., barber, 57 Ardbee rd 
Alston, Mrs Sarah, 7 Mansefield pi 
Andersen, Alex., 6 Hillhouse rd 
Anderson, Mrs Geo., 4 Mountpleasant 
Anderson, J,, 2 Bishop terrace brae 
Anderson, John, slater, Ardmory 
Anderson. Robert Gowantield, Colums- 

hill st 
Anderson, Thos., Ashestiei, Marine pi 
Anderson, Thos. 42 Bishop st 
Anderson, Miss, Braemar 
Anderson , Bishop ter br 
Anderson, Miss, 21 Crichton rd 
Andrews Jnn, coal mercht, 14 Russell st 
Arrol, Misses, Eastlands rd 
Assur, Mrs Mary, 133 High st 
Astle, Mrs A., milliner, 100 Montague st 

residence, Ardbeg villa 
Austin capt, 5 Academy ter 

Baillie, Angus, accountant, 87 Ardbeg 
Baillie J, 5 Mansefield pi 
Bain Mrs, 31 Columshill st 
Bainbridge, Mrs, 5 Battery pi 


Bainbridge R, compositor, 23 Victoria st 
Baird, And. B., blacksmith and farrier, 
113 High st; ho, Rosewood, Glebelands 
Baird, Mrs Jane, 12 Argyle st 
Baird , Cambridge house, Mount- 

stuart rd 
Baird, Mrs Orcadia 
Bald , 36 Columshill st 

Ballantyne , Ascog Bank 

Banks James J, 16 Hillhouse rd 
Barclay, Alex., mason, Wyndham rd 
Barber, Mrs Mary, Ardbeg rd 
Barbour, John, 41 Watergate 
Barlow J, 'lay cottage, Barone rd 
Barclay, VV, 27 Meadow pi 
Barr, Duncan M., Mountpleasant 
Barr, Geo G, baker, 30 Montague st; 

ho, Woodend pi, East Princes st 
Barr, Mrs Isa., Wyndham rd 
Barr James, 1 3 Victoria st 
Barr, Mrs Janet, 85 Ardbeg rd 
Barr, John, chandelier, Slh Ardbeg rd 
Barr, Mrs Peter, Glebe lands, Mount- 
pleasant rd 
Barr, Robt., 23 Columshill st 
Barr, Thos, farmer, Barone rd 
Barr, Wm D, 25 Roslin pi 
Barrie, John, 15 Bridge-end st 
Barrie, msss M. & F., 9 Wyndham rd 
Barrie, Wm. , 11 The Terrace, Aidbeg 
Barron, J M., 8 Bishop ter 
Barrowman, R., moulder, 20 Russell st 
Baxter, Miss C, Townhead 
Baxter, Mrs 5 Russell st 
Baxter, John, gardener, Ashfield 
Baxter, John M;, grocer, Marine pi 
Beaton, Alex., stoker, S Tower st 
Beaton, Angus, 117 High st 
Beattie, ~D, dyke builder, 21 Russell st 
Beattie Jas, 20 W Piinces st 
Beattie, Joseph, 27 Bridge st 
Bedgar, Mrs Julia, 74 Ardbeg rd 
Bell Andrew, 10 Battery pi 



Established over 50 Years. 

I. "W^E IR, 


71 Montague street. 

Extra Large Stock of Ready-Mades. 

Head-Quarters of All Kinds of Coast Shoes. 

Established 18U5. 

Helen M. Higgle, 

(Successor to Miss M'Lea), 

Dr eismaker, and Costumier 

20 Bridge street. 

Arthur gwanston & Son, 

Family Orocers, ------- 

- - - Wine & Spirit Merchants, 


and 2 Bishop Street. 

Near General Post Office. 



White Lodge Studio. 

Patrons — Late King Edward & Queen Maud of Norway. Medallist at International Exhibits. 
Developing and Printing done by Experts for Amateurs. Q uckest and Best Service. 

R. HARVEY, Tel, Rothesay, 335. 

Shipping and Family Butcher, 

23 Montague Street, Rothesay 
All Beef, Mutton »nd Lamb guarauteed Home-Fed, 

Chicken*, Eggs and Butter from our own Farm. 


Bell, Catherine, 18 Ba'tery pi 

Bell captain Duncan, 3 Ardbeg rd 

Bell Duncan, jun, 22 Bridge st 

Bell E. , 70 Ardbeg rd 

Bell Francis, painter, 1 Logie pi 

Bell James, gardener, Columshill st 

Bell, James, Logie pi 

Bell Malcolm, 27 Ardbeg rd 

Bell Thos. 2 Logie pi 

Bell Mrs, Win., 16 Russell st 

Bell jrrs, Wilkie homes, Meadowcap 

Bennie, Mrs, High Craigmore 

Bernard, Mrs 71 Ardbeg rd 

Berwick, Mrs, 2 Marine pi 

Beverdge, Geo., 5 The 'lerrace, Ardbeg 

Binn e. Jirs Eliz., High Craigmore 

Bland, Peter, polisher, 35 Stnffa pi 

Biiid A. P., Windsor B A, 27 Battery p 

Bird John, mason, Gowanbrae 

BirnieWm. carrier, 103 Montague st 

Birnif, Miss, purveyor, Gallowgate 

Black, Mrs Jardine, 12 Argyle st 

Black Miss Jessie, 12 W. Princes st 

Black, Mrs Isa, 55 Montague st 

Black, John, shipmaster. 22 Argyle st 

Blackie Wm., 28 WVhdham rd 

Black Wm & Jean, 48 & 49 Argyle st 

Blackwood Mrs, Janeheld,Wyndham pk 

Blain, Quinton, heritor, Argyle ter 

Blair, Duncan, foreman, sawmill ; ho. 

11 Bridge st 
Blair, James, 2 Castlehill st 
Blair, John, Hotel Victoria, Victoria st 
Blair, J, Livingstonia, Guildford sq 
Blakey, Miss Sylvia, Pension hotd, 47 

Crichton rd 
Blue, Mrs Jas., Minister's brae 
Blue, Miss Marion, 17 Battery house 
Blue, Patk, Glenfaulds, Mountstuart rd 
Blue, Wm., 26 Biidge st 
Bodys, A & J, farmers, Bogany 
Bogle, coun., Ellerslie, High Craigmore 
Bolton, Mrs John, 6 Hillhouse rd 
Bone, Hugh, joiner, 20 Russell st 
Bone, Jms. , mason, 5 Bishop ter brae 
Bone, Lachlan, mason, 18 Russell st 
Bone. Mrs Robert, 18 Russell st 
Bone' K. 23 Battery pi 
Booth, J Ingram, mus'cian, Park pi 
Borland, Dr, Mossbank, Ardbeg rd 
Bowers, Mr.nA.. Arras naMara, Marine pi 
Bowers, Miss Chris., Columshill pi 
Bowie, Alex , 12 The Terrace, Ardbeg 
Bowie, Daniel, glazier, 73 Victoria st 
Bowie, James, 10 the Terrace 
Bowie, Mrs Malcolm, Mountpleasant rd 
Bowman, , joiner, 1 King st 

Boyd John, Ardbeg 


Boyd, Ahd. M., Ivy House, 8 Argyle pi 

Boyd, J. H., Ricebank, Ar.cog 

Boyd Mrs, Tighniendonach 

Boyd, Mis Martha Leopold villa, Ascog 

Boyle, Chas , vanman 3* Columshill st 

Boyle, Mrs Dennis, 22,Russell st 

B. >yle, J. , 5 Bridge st 

Boyle, James, turr accountant Elm villa 

Boyle, N. McK., 36 Columshill st 

Boyle, Thos., clerk, Bridge-end st 

Bradbury, TB, hotel Madeira, 3 Tower 

Bradley, Miss Margt., Mountpleasant I'd 

Bradford, Mis, 3 Bishop ter br 

Brand John, manager. ToOperative 

society, 7 E Princes st; ho, 31 Battery p 
Brash, Kobt., 18 Gallowgate 
Breckoniidge, Mi*s. 4 Craigmore rd 
Broadley, John, 1 Bridgend st 
Brodie, Alex. C, 33 Bridge st 
Brooks, J. W. D., 31 Battery pi 
Brooks, J, janitor, 37 Montague st 
Brough. Mrs Jane. 95 Ardbeg rd 
Brough, John, 30 Bishop st 
Brown, Ag»nes, 77 Ardbeg rd 
Brown Alex., 40 Bishoj) st 
Brown, Alex., joiner, 3 Bellevre ter 
Brown, Miss Ague.-:, Wilkie homes 
Brown, Angus, mason, 8 Columshill pi 
Brown, Miss Ann, Arayle ter 
Brown, D.. Fauldmore, Serpentine rd 
Brown D^vid, spirit merchant, Black 

Bull Inn, W. Princes st 
Brown D M, spirit dealer, Crosshill vlas 
Brown, Du.ican, draper, 33 Montague st 
Brown, Ellen, 94 High st 
Brown, Geo. janitor, west entrance, 

Public School 
Brown Hu, Loudoun brae, 55 Barone rd 
Brown, James, M'Nab's br 
Brown, James, 12 the Terrace 
Brown, Mrs Jane, Columshill st 
Brown' John, accountant, Roslyn pi 
Brown, John, shipmaster, 95 Ardbeg rd 
Brown, Mrs John R. 3i Victoria st 
Brown, Mrs Joseph, la Vlount pleasant rd 
Brown, Miss Marion, 42 Crichton rd 
Brown, Matth, 19 Castle st 
Brown, M & C 22 E Princes st 
Brown, Thos S., burgh worker, Crosshill 

Brown, Mrs Wm., 72 Montague st 
Brown, Wm. D., sanitary inspector, 1 

Castle st ; ho, 59 Barone rd 
Brown, Mrs, grocer, 34 Columshill pi 
Brown, Miss, 31 Ardbeg rd 
Brown, Miss, 92 Ardbeg rd 
Brown, Misses, 31 Argyle st 



23 East Princes Street. 

^Eratkd Waters and High-Class Ices 

Confections from Best Makers. High Teas. 
Special Fish Suppers on Saturday Evening's 

- Large Saloon at Back. 

William M. Heaton, Jun. 

Established 1857. Telephone No. 66. 

D. 0. MURRAY & CO., 


Itorators, (Staffers, anH picture Jfrani£ Jlftakers, 
86 Montague street. 

Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Paper/hangings. 
Glass, Polished, and Rough Plate, Embossed and Ornamental, Silvered Mirrors, 
Sheet Glass, Lend Lattice Work, Picture Mouldings, 

Vita' Glass 

Glasgow and West of Scotland Society 


Prevention of Cruelty 


THE SOCIETY has, during the Season, an Officer in Rothesay for the purpose of in- 
quiring into and investigating all ACTS of CRUELTY to ANIMALS throughout 
the Counties of Argyll and Bute. Complaints left at the Police Office, will receive 
immediate attention, A Lethal Chamber for hhumane destruction of stray or unwanted 
cats is available at the premises of Mr ft. Moodie, Watergate, Rothesay. 




Brown, Mrs, Argyle ter 
Brown , 45 Ardbeg rd 
Browne, , 12 Brighton ter 
Brownlie, Mrs Helen, 28 Argyle st 
Brownlie, John, 3L Battery pi 
Brownlie, Wm., butcher, Watergate ; 

ho, 28 Argyle st 
Brownlie, , 3 Bishop ter br 

Bruce, Alex , 96 High st 
Bruce, Hny., plumber, 17 Battery pi 
Bruce, Mrs Mary, 83 Montague st 
Bryau, Reginald G., Hillside ho, Ser- 
pentine rd 
Bryce Ales., giocer, Barone rd ; ho, do 
Bryce, Wit., flesher, 38 Bishop st 
Bryce Thos , draper, 43 Ardbeg rd 
Bryce. Mrs, Ardmory rd 
Buchanan. A. C, bookseller, Baionerd 
Buchanan, Chs., engineer, 17 Battery pi 
Buchanan, Donald, Bellfield, Barone d 
Buchanan, Misses E. & M., 77 Barone id 
Buchanan, Geo, constable, Townhead 
Buchanan, Geo.. 41 Watergate 
Buchanan Geo., engineer, Auchiiacloich 
Buchanan, Miss Janet, 21 Argyle st 
Buchanan. Miss Jane, 8 Gowanfield pi 
Buchanan Male, restaurateur, 27 Victoria 

Buchanan, Mrs Mary, Clydesdale house, 

Buchanan Miss, 1 Bellvue, Barone rd 
Buchanan Miss, Nittingshall, Barone id 
Bulloch, Jas, linesman, 179 High st 
Bunting, Mrs Agnes, 56 Crichton rd 
Burgess, DrAlex., ma, rector, Academy, 

ho, Craigmore 

Burgoyne, John, Glenhead 
Burgoyne, Mrs Peter, 32 Bishop st 
Burgoyne, Wm B, furnisher, 85 Mon- 
tague st 
Burnet, Misses, Prospect house, Ardbeg 
Burnet, Wm, 23 Mountpleasant rd 
Burnette, F. R., De Luxe Cinemato- 
graph ; ho, Toward view, Ardbeg 
Burns David, 15 Bridge st 
Burns, Jms, la Hillhouse rd 
Burns, Mrs Lilly, 2 Columshiil st 
Burns, Kobt., 6 Columshiil st 
Burridge, Jhn, gardener, Convent cot 
Burroughs ,5 Craigmore rd 

Cairns , 11 East Princes st 
Caldwell, John, draper, 2 and 3 Albert 
pi & 13 Montague st; ho. Haslingden 
Mountpleasant rd 
Caldwell, Misses, Adelaide hse, Mount- 

stuart rd 
Callan, Geo., grocer, 21 E. Princes st 
Callan, John, moulder, 70 Ardbeg rd 
Callan, Mrs J C, Bute mansions 
Callan, Mrs J. M'C, 31 Battery pi 
Csimeron Mrs Arch., 8 Argyle st 
Camercn Dr, Battery lodge 
Cameron, Dun., cabman, BisLop st 
Cameron, Mrs Eliz., 19 Castle st 
Cameron, Geddes <).. hairdresser, 51 

Victwriast; ho, Barone rd 
Cameron, Mrs James, oh .A -gyle pi 
Cameron, John, Otterburn Argyle st 
Cameron, Jn, seaman, Mountpleasant rd 
Cameron, Lach., plumber, 21 Russell st 
Cameron, Mrs Wltr., 17 Bishop st 
Cameron Mrs, 22 Argyle st 
Cammock, Wm., writer, 70 Ardbeg rd 
Campbell, Miss Agnes, 57 Ardbeg id 
Campbell, Alex., cishier, 92 Ardbeg rd 
Campbell, Arch., 12 W Princes 4t 
Campbell, Arch., seaman. 28 Argyle st 
Campbell, A ch, burgh worker ,29 Colums- 
hiil ot 
Campbell, Arch., spirit dealer, Towe 

and Castlehill sts 
Campbell Arch M, 73 Victoria st 
Campbell, Mrs Clara, 4 Bridge st 
Campbell, Msss, house of rest, Argyle ter 
Campbell On, steward, 35 Barone rd 
Campbell D., Castle st 
Campbell, Hu., Argyll Mansions 
Campbell, Jms, flesher, 9 Hillhouse rd 
Campbell, Mrs Jane, 8 Argyle st 
Campbell, Miss Janet, Bishop ter br 
Campbell, John, car driver. 75 Ardbeg rd 
Campbell, John, 6 Watergate 
Campbell, Jn, Hawthorn cot, Argyle pi 
Campbell John, 23 Bishop st 
Campbell, John A., 17 Bishop st 
Campbell, John Rattray, agent, Clydes- 
dale bank, Guildford square 
Campbell, J. J., 1 7 Bridge st 
Campbell, K. W. , 44 Mountstuart rd 
Campbell, Mrs Ardenlea, Ardbeg 
Campbell Mrs, Hawthorn pk, Adrbeg 
Campbell Miss, Edgremont, Brighton tr 
Campbell, Mrs, Heathmmnt, Criditon 



Telephone No.— CI, Rothesay. 


(Successor to Peter Leith), 

IHspeiisaiig' and 

Photographic Chemist, 

43 Victoria Street, 

and Port Bannatyne. 

T. IF 1 . GLIEItT, 
Ladies' and Gent/s Tailor, 

Opposite General Post Office. 

'Phone No. 254. 

Js/Lrs J"_ MILLAR 

1 Arg-yle Street, Rothesay. 

Country Eggs and Fresh Butter Dailv. 
Cooked Gammon a Speciality. 

Orders Called for Delivered Promptly. 


3 Gallowgate, Rothesay. 


WALTER MATHELS, Proprietor. 


Campbell, Mr*, Argyle st 
Campbell , carter, 20 Russell st 
Canning James, painter, 30 Bishop st 
Canning Jas jr, painter. 34 Montague st 
Canning, Peter, farmer, Louhend 
Cardell, Mrs Thos., 19 High st 
Cardwell, Joseph, 103 Montague st 
Carmichael, Alex., 11 the Terrace 
Carrick James, 17 E Princes st 
Carroll Edward, 76 Montague st 
Carson, John, 1 Wyndhtm rd 
Carson, Mrs Samuel, 19 Wyndham rd 
Carson, John W, Wyndham Park 
Carson , Demerara, Ardbeg rd 
Carson David, 2 Bishop st 
Carswell, James, Sophia cot, Ardbeg 
Carruthers David, 19 Castle st 
Cassels . 1 Wyndham pk 
Casey , 65 Victoria at 
Cassidy, Ed., gardener-, 46 High st 
Cassidy, Wm , gardener, 2 Logie pi 
Caution W, 31 Wyndham rd 
Chalmers, Miss Agnes, 21 Ardbeg rd 
Chantry, Wallace, 10 Mansefield pi 
Chapman John, teacher, Alma ter 
Cherry, Mrs, 22 Watergate 
Chisholm, W, plumber, 17 Wyndham r 
Christie, Arthur S., music teacher and 

organist, Livorno, Crichton rd 
Christie, Thos, MD, 2 Battery pi 
Christie. Robt, 4 Mountpleasant rd 
Chrystie, Robt. , 2 King st 
Clark, Alex., 38 Bridge st 
Clark, Andw , Glenbuie, Glebelands 
Clark, Andw, 73 Ardbeg rd 
Clark, James, 38 Bishop st 
Clark, Mrs John, Gowanbrae 
Clark, Mrs Jos. , Gowanbrae, Columshill 

Clark, Thos , fisherman, 19 Stuart st 
Clark Miss, Violet, 90 Montague st 
Clark, Mrs, 6 Mansefied pi 
Clay, Thos M., bookseller, 11 Victoria st 

ho, Argyle ter 
Coates, J., 11 Mill st 
Coburn Jms., watchmaker, 17 Bridge st 
Coll Hu., 52 Montague st 
ColviHe, Mrs Isa. , 78 High st 
Colquhoun, Dugald, 103 Montague at 
Combs E., 40 Bishop st 
Conely, Donald, 27 Staffa pi 
Connell, John, engineer, 2 Ladeside st 
Connelly, Walter, 63 Montague st 
Connor. John, 87 High st 
Constable, N. H., factor, Bute Estate 

office, High st ; res, Foley house 

Cook, Robt. L"'., engineer. Ardniorv rd 
Coolte W, 27 Argyle st 
Coomin, John, 98 Montague st 
Connell, John, 9 Chapelhill rd 
Cooper, Mrs , Glenfaulds 
Cormack, Mrs An., 27 Argyle st 
Cougan Mia-s Martha, 31 Battery pi 
Cowan, Jas, coalman, Argyle st 
Crabb, T., burgh worker, 21 Milist 
Oraig, Miss Jessie, 31 Battery pi 
Craig Jms., Avondale, Ardbeg rd 
Craig, Miss E., 3| Ardbeg rd 
Craighead, Mrs M., 7 Wyndham rd 
Craigie , Glendermot cot 
Crawford Bros., fleshers, 17 Gallowgate 
Crawford, Dvd., carter, 52 Montague st 
Crawford Misses Frances and Margt. , 29 

Mountstuart rd 
Crawford, Geo , coachman, Prospect ct., 

Ardbeg rd 
Crawford, Is, 3 E Princes st 
Crawford, Miss Jemima, Havelock ter 
Crawford. Mrs John S., 11 E Princes st 
Crawford, Mrs Margt., Argyll mansions 
Crawford, Mrs Mrgt , 36 Mountstuart rd 
Crawford, Mrs Mary E., 41 Ardbeg rd 
Crawford, Peter, Battery pi 
C avvford, Rbt., Argyle st 
Urawf ord , 8 1 Ardbeg rd 
Crawford Miss, 30 Marine pi 
Crawford, Mrs, spirit dealer. Bridgend st 
Creighton, Miss Eliz. , 27 Argyle st 
Creighton, Tom , 119 High st 
Crighton John, fisherman, 41 Watergate 
Croal, D, 32 Bishop st 
Crombie , nurse, 33 Victoria st 
Crossan, Mrs Janet 73 Ardbeg rd 
Cruickshanks, Mrs Jn, plumber, 47 High 

st; ho., 61 Bar one rd 
Cubie, Mrs, 17 Battery pi 
Cullen, Miss Emilie M., 29 Bishop st 
dimming, Henry, 37 Bridge st 
Camming Mrs Sarah, 37 Bridge st 
Cunningham, Ax., 71 Victoria st 
Cunningham, And., grocer, Victoria st 

ho, Holyrood, Barone rd 
Cunningham Mrs Ann, 35 Mountstuart rd 
Cunningham Da, grocer. Glenburncot; 
Cunning ham, Mrs F., 2 Bridge st 
Cunningham Miss Isa, 22 Brighton ter 
Cunningham John, heritor, H'gh Craig- 

Cunningham, rohn, plumber, 17 Bridge- 
nd st ; ho, 2 Chapelhill rd 
Cu ningham, M, painter, 2 Wyndham p 

Cunningham, Rbt., baker, 24 Bishop st 



Donald Weir, 

Spirit Merchant, 

The Old Thaek, 15 Stuart street 

J. Graham, 

Electrical E n g i n e e r, 

5 Montague Street 

'Cycles and Grammaphones Supplied and Repaired, 

Bute Temperance HOtel, The Leading Temperance House. 

Everv Attention Given to Tourists TTYnntin n tVi(=> Ptt-ti Every Home 

and Commercial Gentlemen. * 1UUWH£ U1C 1 1L\K, Comfoit. 

James McMillan, Proprietor, 

The Central Drapery Warehouse, 
Robert C* Miller & Co., 

Drapers, Furnishers, House and Shipping Agency, 

48 Montague Street 

Maderia Hotel and Boarding Establishment, 

Overlooking the Bay and Gardens, 

A few minutes foam the Pier. Moderate. 

T. A. Bradbury, Proprietor. 

Freckleton'S Boating Station, on Esplanade, first from Pier 

Motor Boats Sail Round the Bay at Intervals. 

Special Terms for Parties per Hour, Day or Week. 

Rowing Boats from Is per Hour. 

John Ciirrie, 

FA All LY B U T C H E R, 

Tel. No. 37 National. 115 Montague Street 

Finest Home-Fed Beef, Mutton, and Lamb. 

All Orders receive careful and prompt atten ion. 

Helenslea Boarding House, Crichton Road. Near Tennis and Golf. 

Misses Ferouson, I'roprietrizes 

Fairfield Boarding House, Craigmore, -Phone, No. 409 

Under new Management. Overlooking Pier and near Golf and Tennis. 

Mrs W. Campbell, Proprietrix 

HOUSEHOLDERS— R-)tl i esav. 

Cunningham, Thos, stoker, 38 Ladeside 
Cunningham, Wi'mina, 13 E Princes st 
Cunningham, Miss, 8 Argyle st 
Cunningham, Arch, 77 Montague st 
Currie. Dan., shoemaker, 90 Montague 3 
Currie, Dan., engineer, 5 The Terrace 
Cunie, Duncan, farmer, Crossbeg 
Currie, Duncan, yachtmaster, 2 Mount- 
pleasant rd 
Cnrrie D, slater, 94 High st 
Currie Dune, upholsteier. 18 Russell st 
Currie Hugh, postman, Eden pi 
Currie, John, 20 Bifhop st 
Currie, John, farmer, Westland 
Cu' rie, Peter, 24 Russell st 
Currie R<>bt. cabman. 21 Bridgend st 
Cusach Michael, 96 High st 
Cuthbert, Jii-s Em., 39 Ardbag 
Cuthbert, Win, pensioner, 17 Bridge st 
Cuthill Mrs. Martha, Orcadia 
Cuthill J, restaurateur, A' gyle st 


Dale Samuel, 7 W Princes st 

Dale Walter, 40 Bishop st 

Duncan Dan, 12 King st 

Davie Jhn M, newsagent, 8 Bridgend st; 

ho, 11 Columshill st 
Davidson Bev Hugh. M A, Argyle ter 
Davidson J, gardener, Ar 'encraig 
Davidsm Miss Jemima, 32 Battery pi 

and 11 Montague st 
Davidson John, boxmaker, 78 Ardbeg i d 
Davidson Miss Mary, 24 Bishop st 
Davids m, Miss Maiy, 20 W. Princes st 
Davidson Mrs, 3 Albany ter 
Davidson Miss St Clair, Cr 
Dawson Wm, tailor, 28 Bridge st 
Day, Aithur, 31 Gadowgate 
Deans Adam, 22 Columshill st 
Denoon Mrs Rachael, 6 Bridge st 
Depose Mrs Margt, 17 Bishop st 
Derby Miss, 12 Lade.-ide 
Derby Thos., painter, 18 Castle st 
Dewar. Arch. ,boatbuihier, Victoria, cot 

Barone rd 
Dewar Miss Isabella 8 Argyle st 
Dewar Charles, spirit dealer, 32 Bishop 

Dewar Andw , 7 Gallowgate 

ho, E. Princes st 
Dewar, Francis, boat-hirer, Fer Fad rd, 

Bridge st 

Dewar James, joiner. 4 Mansefield pi 
Dewar, John, 30 Bishop st 
Dick Campbell S, baker, 18 Argyle pi 
Dickie, Rev John M.. b d, New Parish 

manse, Skeoch wood 
Dickson Mrs, <* rdbesr rd 
Dickson Mis, 27 Columshill st 
Dickson , Mountileasant rd 
Dobbie Alex. IS., joiner, Bishop ter br 

ho, Mountstuart rd 
Dobbie James W, joiner, Madeira villa, 

Serpentine rd 
Docherty Ed, contractor, 12 the Terrace 
Docheity Jn., gardener, 2 Minister's br 
Docherty John J, painter, E Princes st 
Docherty, John jun, 1 Bridgend st 
Docherty Margt, 86 High st 
Docherty, Mrs. 8 Gallowgate 
Dodds, John G., joiner, Colbec pi ; ho, 

Sunnyside, Auchnacloich, Barone rd 
Doggart Th W, teacher, Concoid villa, 

Columshill st 
1 >onald John, 78High st 
Donald John, 77Montague st 
Dona'd Mr* JohnK 69 Ardbeg rd 
Donaldson Dvd.,27 Argyle st 
1 onaldson Js. (*, heritor, 14 Ardbeg rd 
Donaldson John, Mead owcap 
Doon Matthew, 4 Watergate 
Dougall, J. S., bookseller, jeweller 

librarian, stationer, &c, Victoria st 

and Gall .wgate Post Office; ho, East 

held, Serpentine rd 
Doiglas Arch., 17 Kussellst 
Douglas Miss Margt., East Princes st 
Douglas Misses Je>sie and Marion, I ieau- 

fort, Craigmoie 
D.u^las, M s. 5 Hoyal ter 
Douglas E.169 Highst 
Dow Arch, E Princes st 
Dow Mrs, 76 Ardbeg r d 
D iw Miss, 5 Albany ter 
Dowell, Mrs, 4Dea n H 00( ipl 
Dowie Mary S, 11 Mountstuart rd 
Diybum Mrs l.'o.-e, 17 Russell st 
Dryden Geo, organist, 30 Argyle st 
Duncan Alex, 14 Mountstuait rd 
Duncan Miss C L, hoot dealer, Bishopst; 

ho, 8 Argyle, st 
Duncan Alex plumber, Mountpleasant 
Duncan Mrs Alex , Stewart villa, Barone 

Duncan Miss CathAigyle ter 
Duncan Mrs Daniel. Woodend 
Duncan Daniel, 9 Columshi 1 pi 
Duncan, Dan 12 King sr, 
Duncan Miss Helen, Ballochgoy 
Duncan Miss Henrietta, 53 Mountstuart 



DUGALD H. MACFIE, pi,one,i94. 

Painter and Decorator, 

67 High Street 


Fishmongers and Poultry Dealers, 

117 Montague and 5 Tower Streets 


Nurserymen and Rose Specialists, 

Shop, 13 High Street. Barone Road 


Grocer and Provision Merchant, 

Orders called for and promptly delivered. 2 Bridgend Stret 


Slater and Cement Worker, 

Yard— 18 Mill Street. 2 Mansfield Place 

Vents Swept and Estimates for Wor given. 


Ladies' and Children's Outfitter, 

75 Montague Street 

The Stock comprises the Newest and Most Fashionable Goods. 

Customers can always rely on getting the Finest Quality 



Established 1863. Telephone 89. 5 Gallowgate 


(Successor to John M'Fti & Son), 

Joiner, Cabinetmaker and Funeral Undertaker, 

House— Ahnamara 14 Marine Plaee. Creek Drive, Ardbeg 


Duncan Jibs, 27 Meadow pi 
Duncan Jms, 9 Mansefleld pi 
Duncan James, gardener, Logie pi 
Duncan Jms., mason, Kingarnet, Ba- 

rone rd 
Duncan J, 7 Brighton pi 
Duncan J, chaffeur. 7 I'nion st 
Duncan John, joiner, 77 Ardbeg rd 
Duncan Miss viaijory, 21 Ardbeg rd 
Duncan Miss Mary, 77 Ardbeg id 
Duncan Miss Mary v., 37 E. Princes st 
Duncan Miss Mary E.. 53 Mountstuart r 
Duncan Matthew, plasterer, Ladeside; 

h<>, Academy rd 
Duncan Mtth., jun , plasterer, 1 Co- 
lumshill pi 
Duncan N, 74 High st 
Duncan Mrs JNinian. 24 Bishop st 
Duncan Wm., 1 Ardmillan. Crichton rd 
Duncan Miss, stationer, Auchnacloich rd 
Duncan Mrs, 16 Marine pi 
Duncan Miss. 23 Argyle ter 
Duucanson John H., Mill st 
Dunlop Miss Ann, 90 Ardbeg id 
Dunlop Mrs Eliz., Park pi 
Dunlop Turnbull, 34a Columshill st 
Dunn Arch. C, draper, 85 Arobeg rd 
Dunn, David, teacher, 5 The Terrace 
Dunn Mrs Margt 57 Ardbeg rd 
Dunn , car driver, 36 Mill st 
Dunsmuir. Allan, 10 The Terrace 
Dykes, Arthur, gardener, Ardencraig 


Edie Misses, 32 Battery pi 
Easton Mrs, 31 Meadow pi 
Edgar Walter, grocer, 2 Castle st ; ho. 

15 do 
Edgar Mrs, 37 E. Princes st 
E dwards, E J, 73 Ardbeg rd 
Elbert Mrs, I he Gables, Craigmore 
English Mrs Geo, Stuart st 
Ewing Andw , 86 Montague st 
Ewing Ach, reporter, Atmsfie'd Barone 
Ewing K, grocer, 28 Columshill st 
Evans Mrs Mary, 16 Castle st 

Fairlie, Henry, 20 Bishop 3t 
Falconer Mi»s A, 1 Union st 
Fannan. Chas., 17 Bishop st 
Farmer D, gardener, Mill bank 
Harrell James, moulder, 74 Ardbeg rd 
Faulds Jas., Ardlea, Ardmoryrd 
Faulds Mrs, 89 Montague st 
Faulds Mis Mary, Ardmory rd 
Faulds Wm, carter, 11 Mill st 
Faulds Wm, jn, carter, 31 Barono rd 
Fell. Mrs, Ferguson pi 
FentonD. 22 Russell st 
Kenton Roht., wool mercht,74 Ardbrg 
Feigus Dr F eeland, Crichton rd 
Ferguson Mrs Agnes, 27 High at 
Ferguson a]x., painter, 23 Roslin pi 
Ferguson, Alx slater, 21 Columshill st 
Ferguson Mrs Ann, 20 Staff a pi 
Fergus n, David, 32 Ardbeg rd 
Ferguson Dune, LI Bridge st 
Ferguson Mrs Geo, Mill bank, Ascog 
Ferguson Jas. W., gardener. Mill st 
Ferguson John, postman, Clifton, Ar- 

gyle pi 
Ferguson Neil, heritor. 15 Bridge st 
Ferguson Bobt, 98 Montague st 
Ferguson Wm, bootmaker, 7 5 Ardbeg 
Ferguson, Mrs 19 Gallowgate 
Ferguson Miss, Jnkerman ter 
Ferguson Peter, tailor, Osborne pi 
Ferguson, Miss, 54 Crichton rd 
Ferrier Mrs Maigt, Toward view, Ard- 
beg rd 
Ferrier David, Rockhill Castle, High 

Ferrier, Mrs Margt, 84 Montague st 
Findlav Win, grocer, Mansefleld pi; ho, 

90 Hiuh st 
Findlay Mrs M, 10 Minister's brae 
Finlay Mrs I, Crichton rd 
Finlay Misses Janet & Jem., 60 Mount- 
stuart rd 
Finlay jvdss May, 47 Mountstuart rd 
Finlay Miss Mary, 3 Victoria st 
Finlay Peter, grocer, Wyr.dhain rd 
Finlay Bbt., gardenei ,61 Mountstuart rd 
Finlay Thms. 24 Watergate 
Finlayson Edwin, seedsman, Craigmore 

nursery, Crichton rd 
Fisher James, grain merchant, King's 
and W. Castle st, and King's Mill, 
Mill st; ho, Orlington, '3 Ardbeg rd. 
Fisher, Margaret. 18 Battery p[ 

JB U S I N E S £ 





TION are conducted during the two Winter Quarters- 
October till December and January till March. 

ShDPthand continues to be taught with a view to its subsequent useful 
ncss in Business and Professionally. 

In Typewriting" special attention is devoted to Punctuation and Capital- 
isation— -a thorough knowledge of which is absolutely necessary in Practical Printing 
and cannot longer be neglected by those aspiring to be First-Class Typists. 

Esperanto, — This wonderful International Language is already used for 
Business and Pleasure in all parts i.f the world. Mr Higgie is in touch with import- 
ant regions all over the world, and regularly corresponds with persons everywhere 
— notwithstanding their different national languages. 

This auxiliary language anticipates the happy time when there will be " Peace 
on earth and good will to men," which is coming yet in spite of the present times of 
" great tribulation" — caused by covetousness, selfishness, greed, and wanton hindrance 
to peaceful re construction. The efficacy of the International language in tracing miss- 
ing friends and making new ones has been and is being repeatedly evidenced. 

Anticipating the boom in International Trading after the World War, experi- 
ments by means of inter-correspondence in Esperanto are being made by business firms 
throughout the world with eminently satisfactory results. It is not the tyrants but the 
"meek who shall inherit the earth " The blatant, self-righteous and arrogant despost 
were be.aten, but Righteousness is yet to be exalted, and frightfulness loathed. The 
longed- or league of Nations is evolving, when harmony and good-will shall yet reign 
in spite of all present discord and opposition — but not without many sacrities, much 
service and suffering. Prosperity will not come through desiring something for no- 
thing, but through universal patient industry for the public good. 

Book-Keeping 1 . — Instruction given in Book-Keeping and other Up-to - 
Date Business .Methods. Advertisement Writing is a Present Day Enviable Pro- 
fession, and the ground-work and minutiae have long been familiar to Mr Higgie, a 
practical Printer. 

are known, read and appreciated throughout the whole civilised world. Many of the 
contributions are written by up-to-date foreigners. 

*£2 Bridge Street, Rothesay. 


Fisher, Kbt. Burns, Thornhill,Argylest 
Fisher Miss. 16 Mountpleasant rd 
Fleck .Tas, 35 E Princes Kt 
Fleming And., clerk, Adelaide pi 
Fleming Mis Cth., Barone rd 
Fleming Gav, j lurnalist, 46 Montague st 
Fleming Jms, AulmilHn, 30 C rich ton rd 
Fleming Mrs, 24 Ardbeg >-d 
Flett ,43Ard'iegrd 
Fo >te Misses, Glenbtg 
Fo bes, Henry, 25 Bridge st 
Fordyce John, upho s'erer, 75 High st 
Fordyce Mr. Margr., 73 High st 
Forfar Miss, 1 Battery pi 
Forrest Mrs Grace, Ardbeg rd 
Forrest, Rebec a, 8 E Princes st 
Forrest Mrs 40 Osb irne pi 
Forrest , 1 King st 
Forsyth Mrs Jeane, A' gyle pi 
Foulds Mrs Eliz VI., 45 Ardbeg rd 
Foulds Mrs Margf., 97 M on - ague st 
Foulis Robert, mason. 1 Hillhou-e rd 
Fowlis Miss A^nes S, Eastland s rd 
Fox, J, auctioneer, 5 vrgylest 
Fox Peter. 7 W. Princes st 
Foy Mrs, 27 Columshillst 
Frankie, Mrs W M., 26 Argyle st 
Fra-er Isabdla, 17 Mountstuart rd 
Frasei C ipt James, 17Cichton id 
Fraser J, 63 Montague st 
Fraser, Jms, police srgfc, 11 E Princes st 
Fraser Wm., blacksmith, 4 Mackinlay st 
Fr; ser Wm, 73 Victoria st 
Freckleton. Mrs Chas W Princes st 
Freckleton Chas, 27 Bridge st 
Freckleton J, 76 ARntigue st 
Freckleton El z. Wyn lhani ]>ark 
Freckleton Jms, boathirer, Esplanade 

hi, h Argvle st 
Frcjbairn, C J, Plantation villa, Argyle 

Freebairn T, BeUmont, Argyle ter 
Freelanu Mrs Wm, 40 < >sbome p 
Friel Hugh, labourer, 161 High st 
Friel Mrs. 10 Mid st 
Fulton Mrs Eliz., 40 Crichton rd 
Fulton John, painter, 8 Gallowgate 
Fulton Mrs Robert, 5 Argyle st 
Fullerton Mrs Wm., Iuvergyle, M'Kin- 

lay st 
Fyfe Geo, 2 Elillhouse rd 
Fyfe Miss Ann, 13 'Jalloivyate 
Fyfe A Nelson, I Mountstuart rd 
Fyfe Mrs, 8 Hillhouse rd 


Galbraith Mis Capt Alx, 16 Hillhouse rd 
Galbraith, Arch, 103 Monta cue st 
Galbraith Mrs Cath., 77 Montague st 
Galbraith Rev Geo., 77 Montague st 
Gallacher John, 6a Castle st 
Galbraith Mss-, Craigmore cot 
Galloway A, 17 E Piinces st 
Gall >way Edw , solicitor, Montford 
Galloway Mrs Ja ie, 58 Montague st 
Galloway Wm, Bogany rd 
Galloway Mrs, Montford avenue 
Gardiner John, barber, Fergusson pi 
Gardiner, Peter, 29 Colunishil st 
Gardner John L, 9 Barone rd 
Garry Buchan, Auchnacloic'i rd 
Garthland T E, spirit merchant, 18 

Castlehill st ; ho, 47 High st 
GaultMary, 10 The Terrac, Ardbeg 
Geddes G., 11 The Terrace 
Geddes Geo., tailor, Barone rd 
Geddes, John G., fl rist, Crossbill villas 
Gee John, 86 High st 
Geikie Mrs Janet 17 Russell st 
Gemmill Thms, 19 Stuart st 
Gentleman Mrs R, Mackinlay st 
Gerrard, David, 5 The Teirace 
Oetty Miss Helen, Gowanfield pi 
Gtaiihardie Paul, 105 High st 
Gilb D M, Ardmory cor., Ardbeg 
Gibbon Mrs. 34 Mmuntple isant rd 
Gibb John E., engineer, 33 E Princes st 
Gibb W. j) c, 3 Bishop ter br 
Gibbi, Mrs Margt., 14g Marine p 
Gibhs ms, Crossbill villas 
Gilchrist Mrs Ann, 110 High st 
Gilchrist David, purser, Havelock ter 
Gilchrist Jms. Y., sculptor, 25 Colums- 

hill st 
Gilchrist John ,18 Colum bill st 
Gilchrst Robert, 2 Wyndam y>k 
Gi Ian ''obt., moulder, Wyndhara rd 
Oillan Thomas. 70 Ardbeg rd 
Gillan Mrs, Gowanbrae, Columshill st 
Gi'lan Miss 14 Bridge-end st 
Gillespie, Campbell, 51 Ardbeg rd 
Gillespie J, 29 Argyle st 
Gillespie James, cinema manager, West- 
bourne, (.'rich' on rd 
Gillespie Win., 32 Battery pi 
Gillies Pu, r ., joiner, Mountpleasant rd 
Gillies Mrs Eliz. S. ana Miss Mrt E, 73 
Ardbe ' rd 


Geopg-e M. M'Lintoek, 


5 High street 

J, M'Callum & Son, 

Joiners and Funeral Undertakers , 

'Phone 193 50 High street 

The Galatea Bar, 

3 and 7 Bridge-End Street, 

Families Supplied. Duncan Bell, Spirit Merchant 

STATIONS, nearest the Bathing Places, West Bay. — 

Motor and Rowing Boats by the Hour, Day or Week. Terms Moderate. 
House, 34 Montague Street. 

Bute Savings Bank, 7 Castle street, Kothesay. 

Sums can now be deposited with us to an}' amount — limited to £500 a year. 
Open Daily from 10 till 3, Saturdays from 10 till 12; Saturday Evenings from 7 till 8 
Deposits transferred from other Savings Banks free of charge. 

Alexander R. Peacock, 'Phone,™?, 

Registered Plumber, Gasfitter and Zinc Worker, 

71 High street 

House Address — Moidart, 14 Mountstuart Road. 
Hot and Cold Water Appliances, Be'l Hanging. Pumps, Rhones, Ridges, &c. 

N. MaeNieol, 

Family Baker, Pastry Cook and Purveyor, 

Speciality in Cakes, Shortbread, Rusks, etc 81 High St 

Hot Pies Every Saturday. Soirees and Excursions Supplied. Biscuits and Pastry in Great 

Variety. Cakes of Every Description Made to Order. 

Marriage Parties Purve< ed for in First-Class Style. Charges Moderate 

GeoPg'e Maitland, Successor to Edward M'Tavish, 

lias* Electric Li.^Iit Finter, Bellhanser, Tinsmiili & Famisliiiis; 1 1 on monger, 

Cc pper, Brass,and ttiack and Galvanised Sheet Iron Worker, 

7c Bridgend st. and 3 Ladeside st 

Phone, So. 17t; All Kinds of Stands for Horticnltual Exl ib t Purposes. Ranges. Electroliers 

Gsiliers, Gusrs, Stoves, Tile HeurShs, &e,, supplied and fitted. Brass Plates and Stencils 


I - •. 

HOUSE H OLDERS— Rothesay . 

Gillies Mrs Jms., 24 Ladeside st 

Gillies John. 28 Montague st 

Gillies Tnhri, cemetery superintendent, 

Gillies John, ironmonger, 45 Montague 

st ; ho, Holyrood, Barone rd 
Gillies Miss, 4 W Castle st 
Gillies Neil, Brandann ter 
Gillies iS'eil, spirit merchant, Guildford 

sq and Montague st 
Gillies Wm, builder. II Staffa pi 
Gillies Mrs Peter, 36 Ladeside 
Gilmour, M ss C, 5 Victoria st 
Gilroy Win, 19 Store lane 
Glen J, 3 Union st 
Glen Mrs Peter, Glebe lands 
Gold Mrs Jessie, 4 Maiine pi 
Good Misses, High Ciaigmore 
Goodfellow J, 135 High st 
Goodwin John, 2 Hillhotise rd 
Goodwin Mrs Mary, 12 Ardbeg rd 
Gordon, Miss B, Wellparkrd 
Gordon John, 10 the Terrace, Ardbeg 
Gordon T, dentist, 26 Argyie st 
Gorman , 17 Battery house 

Gotten Wm, 74 Ardbeg rd 
Graham Harry, police seryt., 33 High st 
Graham Jms., engineer, 80 High st 
Graham Peter, 4 W. Castle st 
Graham Miss Rachel, 22 Argvle st ' 
Granger Miss Janet, 10A Ardbeg rd 
Grant A, Cro Beg Ardbeg rd 
Gr;>nt Charles. Argyie mansions 
Grant James jewel'er, 70 Ardbeg rd 
Grant John, warehouseman, 7i^Ardheg 
Grant Jibt M, joiner, 16 Mountpleasant 
Grant, William, writer, the Hermitage 
Gray Mrs Rliz, Bishop terrace biae 
Gray ohn, 19 Marine pi 
Gray Mrs, Oakshaw, Argyie pi 
Gray Mrs, Ardmoryrd 
Green, Mrs F, 4 Royal ter 
Green Mrs L, 4 Hill house rd 
Gregory A, organist, Whinny br 
Grierson Kbt , tailor, 1 Bridge-end st 
Grieve Miss Rosa, 5 Bishop st 
Gribben Miss Ame., 16.^ Mountstuart rd 
Grindley Miss, Argyie Hotel, Watergate 
Grindley Wm., Columshill st 
Grove Jms., cai-hier, 5f Mountstuart rd 

Guy Miss, 20 Aidbeg rd 


Haddow Miss, 33 Wyndham rd 

Hadley J P, 89 Montague st 

Hagart Rich. B, measurer, 61 Ardbeg rd 

Haggart, Mrs Jessie, 61 Ardbeg rd 

Haig John, blacksmith, 8 Hillhou=e rd 

Haig Miss Mary, Seabank bu ldings 

Haig Thos 9 ivlansefield pi 

Haig Thos., 76 Montague st 

Haig Win, baker, 7 Mansefield pi 

Hall Mrs Dr Andrew J, Westlad rd 

Hall Wm. 3 King st 

Halliday Geo , wood merchant, sawmill 

Union st; ho, Ardlerag, Academy id, 
Halliday Jhn, w< od merchant, sawmill 

Union st; ho, A ddaroch Academy rd 
Halliday Mlcm., contractor, Oak villa, 

Minister's brae 
Hamilton Andw grocer, 2 Bridgend 

st ; ho. Meadow view, Barone rd 
Hamilton Dvd, 2 Burnside ave 
Hamilton John, moulder, 37 Staffa pi 
Hamilton Peter, 22 Argyie st 
Hamilton Wm., inspector, 1 the Tertace 
Hamilton Mrs, 15 Bridge st 
Hance , 5 Bishop ter br 
Hardie Jms., engineer, Clifton, High 

Harding, Thos., 31 Staffa pi 
Harper John, 5g Ayylepl 
Harper Kankin, labourer, 3 King st 
Harris Robt. 3 King st 
Harrower 'I hos, the Terrace, Ardbeg 
Hart miss Eliz, 26 Bridge st 
Hart G, 50 Orient' in rd 
Hart Mrs Jms., Wyndham rd 
Hart Mrs Mgt. Argyie ter 
Harvey C F M'L, 31 Ca-tle st 
Harvey Mrs Marv, grocer, 27 Mill st 
Harvey Sam, 112 High st 
Harvey Mrs Thos. H., farmer, Windy. 

Harvey Wm. , barman, 8 Hillhouse rd 
Hay Miss Margt , 15 Bishop st 
Hay John. 18 Bridge st 
Heaton James, spirit merchant, 12 East 

Princes st ; ho, 17 Battery house 
Beaton Jms, Camay h, Elysium 
Heat-on John, sidd.ler,77 Montague st 
Heator. Wm. M., printer, 9 Victoria st 
Heaton W M, jun., resturateur, 22 East 

Princes st 
Hector Geo , jeweller, 57 Ardbeg rd 
Henderson Mrs Helen, ISMountstuarc 
Henderson Mrs James, Bishop st 

r ■' M 



Asthma Reliever (Powder), 

Asthma Cigarettes, 


Asthma Smoking Mixture 


They can always be relied upon 

to Give Instant Relief. 

To be had fro a all Chemists. 
Tins, Is 6d each. 

A Free Sample will very gladly be sent on application to 
the Manufacturers, 


Manufacturing" Chemists, 



Henderson J as, 4 King st 

Henderson Ms Mary, Bute mansions, E 

Princes st 
Henderson Miss, High Craigmoro 
Henderson Miss, 4 Dean Hood pi 
Henderson , retired postmaster Lily- 
oak ter 
Henderson Mrs, 12 Mountstuart rd 
Hendry Miss Margt., Eden pi 
Henry Archd., Palace buildings 
Henry Mrs Cath., 72 Montague st 
Henry Wm., labourer, 28 Mill st 
Henry, Miss Winifred, 3 Russell st 
Hepburn, Mrs, J Scrimgeour, Eagles- 
ham, Muuntp'easant rd 

Houston Robe, harbourmaster, Acad- 
emy rd 

Howard Mrs, 29 Columshill st 

Howe, Rev D H, ph D, 

Howie Dr T WilsoD, 11 Battery pi 

Howie Miss Jnt., 2 Columshill pi 

Howitt Jms., Ardmory rd 

Howitt Mrs Mary, Demerara. Ardbeg rd 

Hughes, H S, 25 Ardbeg rd 

Hughes Jms. , 98 Montague st 

Hughes Stephen, Argyll mansions 

Hume Jms., engineer, Ardmory rd 

Hunter Archd., of M. & G. Innes 101 
Montague st : res, Bruan, Bishop ter 

Hunter Miss A., 2 Orcadia 

Hunter Mrs Annie Y., 43 Mountstuart rd 

Herd Wm H., 1 King st 

Hicks Geo., chemist and druggist, 2 High Hunter, Mrs Catb, 22 Columshill st 

st and 1 Victoria st ; ho, Krithin, Hunter Christin a, 6 Hillhouse rd 

Crichton rd Hunter Miss Eliz., Adelaide pi 

Higgie Ge >rge, printer, publisher, short- Hunter Mrs Isa. , Minister's br 

hand writer & teacher, and insurance Hunter Jms., blacksmith, 24 Argyle st 

agent, 22 Bridge st 
Higgins Mrs, Kenmore, Pointhouse 
Higgie Misses Helen M, 20 Bridge st 
Hill Miss Cath., 6a Glenrosa pi 
Hill. Mrs Eleanor, Wyndham r tl 
Hill Miss Flora, 64 Mountstuart rd 
Hill Geo., draper, 80 High st 
Hill G G, m p s chemist and druggist, 

15 C'Bstle st 
Hill Jack, insurance agent, 3 Barone rd 
Hill Misa J, M'Nab's br 
Hill Miss, 6g Ardbeg id 
Hilton W , seaman, 20 Bridgeend st 
Hislop Robt., 7 Union st 

Hunter John R. , mason, 11 Castle st 
Hunter John, jun, b'ksmith, 27 Colums- 
hill st 
Hunter Miss Mart., 12a Argyle pi 
Hunter Miss Mart., 1 The Terrace 
Hunter P.W. 34a Columshill st 
Hunter Robt A, tailoi', Palace buildings 
Hunter Thos, 31 Barone rd 
Hunter Mrs Wm., Marionslea, Minis 

ter's br 
Hunter Wm, Bellfield, Barone rd 
Hunter Mrs, 10J Ardbeg rd 
Hutchison Miss, 20 Argyle st 
HyndmanMrs And., 4 Minister's br 

Hislop Chas, bookbinder, 31 Meadow pi Hyndman Dan, slater, Bell rue rd 

Hyndman Jms , slater, Colbeck pi 

3a Victoria st 
Hyndman Peter, PC, 2 King st 
Hyndman Robt, 10 the Terrace 

st; ho, 24a Columshill st 

Hodge Miss Margt. C, The Terrace 
Hogan, John, 1 Hnssell st 
Hogan Stephen, 8 Oolumshill st 
Hogg, Mrs M K, milliner, 15 Argyle st 

ho, 1 Mackinlay st 
Hogarth John, coal merchant, Venitza, Hyndman Mrs Isa, Argyle mansions, 

Argyle pi 
Hogarth , 7 Tower st 
Holmes Miss Agnes C, Montford housst 
Holmes John, joiner, 83 Montague 

ho, 3 Brandane ter, Barone rd 
Horn Samuel, 28 Bishop st 
Hosie Mrs Margt, 17 Bishop st 
Hood John. Sophia cot. , A rdbeg 
Hood Robt. H., tailor, Gowanfield pi 
Hope, Mrs, 14 Gallowgate 
Houston, Mis Isa. 20 Bishop st 
Houston John, shoemaker, 12 Mill st ; 

ho, 13 Bishop 
Houston MrsMrgt. M.,27 Mountstuart rd Irvine Miss nurse, Eastlands 
Houston Miss, Wilkie houses , Meadow- Iversen Fred', 22 Watergate 

ca p Izett Misses, Barone rd 



Inglis Jas, Gallowgate 

Inglis Wm, 2 Mansefield pi 

Innes, M. & G., furniture dealers, 101 

Montague st 
Irvine, Daniel, 7 West Princes st 
Irvine Jose ph, 87 High st 


Jack, capt. Wm.. Fauldmcre 
Jack , Argyle ter 
Jack , insurance agent, 12 Bridge st 
Jackson, Chivies vil'.a, Skeoch wood 
Jackson Mrs Flora, Thonhill, Argyle st 
JacksoD, Mrs, 5 Staffa pi 
Jackson,Wm H, banker, 43 Ardbeg rd 
Jamieson, Roht., 20 Bishop st 
Jamieson Arch, 70 Ardbeg rd 
Jamieson Mrs Jeannie. 24 Bishop st 
Jamieson •> m, 48 Ladeside st 
Jamieson J., Mmsefieldpl 
Japp David, 7 West Princes s 
Jaivey, Mrs Geo., Post Office buildings, 

Store In 
Jeffrey, Alex, fisherman, Gowanbrae 
Jeffrey, Mrs Robert, 4 Hilihouse rd 
Jeffrey Mrs, 8 Hilihouse id 
Jenkins, Wm., 46 Mont igue st 
John&ton, Chs, 38 Staffa pi 
Johnston Mrs Dan., restaurateur, 82 Mon- 
tague sc ; ho, 84 do 
Johnston, Mrs Georgina. 38 Bridge st 
Johnson H, joiner, 3 VI ill st 
Johnston, J, 109 Montague st 
Johnston, Jams, tailor, 26 Montague st; 

ho, 11 C lumshill st 
Johnston Jms, 9 Chapelhill rd 
Johnston J F, Madras House, 17 Craig- 

more rd 
Johnston Wm., Delhi House, 19 Craig- 

more rd 
Johnston Wm, 24 Mill st 
Johnstone, Miss Agnes, 29 Barone rd 
JohDstone, Mrs Hu-h. Rnrone rd 
Johnstone Jms, 10 the Terrace 
Johnstone, D. tinsmith, 37 Staffa pi 
Jones, Mrs Mn.'t, 18 Bittery pi 
Jones John, butcher, 79 High st ; ho, 

Palmyra, A rdbeg rd 
Jones Misses, Palmyra, Ardbeg rd 
Jones Mrs, 38 Columshill st 


Kane Mrs Harriet, Adel lide pi 

Kay Misses, 52 Mou ntstuu t rd 

Kean , 17 Batter* pi 

Keay, H R, Counfy Registration officer 

Castle st 
Keith, Mrs Jms, Store In 
Keith, John, s oreman, 4 Mill st 
Keith R. fishe>rnan, 8 Mill st 
Kell John, baker 30 Ladeside 
K-ll Joseph, 20 Bishop st 
Kell Wm, 74 High st 
Kellv, D m., ca penter, 36 Staffa pi 
Kelly Th"S , co .chinaa, 5 Victoria st 
Kem .Mrs D 83 .igh st 
Kemp Wm, I > >rc idia 
Kendall Miss, Ahboisford. Barone rd 
Kennedy A, 36 < olumshill st 
Kennedy, ., 87 Higli st 
Kennedy Ach.. ret. shipmr , 22 Colmsl s 
Kennedy And, 7 W Princes st 
Kennedy Ang, caoman, 22 Oolumshill s 
Kennedy Uavid, Gowanfield pi 
Kennedy, Mrs 98 Montague st 
Kennedy, J ms., -hipmaster, 13 Marine pi 
Kennedy, M> » My., 13 vlaiinepl 
Kennedy, Mrs, 16 Castlehill st 
Ker Mis-; Agnes, 12 Marine pi 
Kernahan H, 1 ihe Terrace, Ardbeg 
Kerr. Her ard, 16 High st 
Kerr B, 17 Bishop t 
Kerr, Mrs < !, I and 2 Wimbleton 
Kerr Dam. 1 Ivy cot Bridge st 
Kerr. Graee, >piiiigb-ink 
Keir Hu., co ■chinan, i3 E Pr nccs st 
K rr H»., gr 'cer, Abhotsfonl, Barone 
Kerr, Mrs Hugh . 1 LViountpleasant rd 
Kerr Jms M . Hillhous^ rd 
Kerr, Mil-, 26 Ai^yle st 
K» rr Miss, lla ' .al owgate 
Kerr Mi-S, 4 Mil house rd 
Ker-h w Miss, Ardino y rd 
Ki loch, M s Wm lointhouse crescent 
Kilpat.icN J >hn, li The I er> ce 
Kinchin, J hu , heritor, 15 Craigmors 
Kin.; Cha , 1-! the Terrace 
King <-eo G, li ldge st 
Kirk Rev o<t L. Btshoii ter 
Krk, Wm.. 71'. A.dbeg id 
Kirkhope Jn, culptor, L5u e mansions, 

fcl Priuc s st 



Kirkhope, Mrs Wm Townhead 
Kirkhope Wm, 2 Eden pi 
Kirkland Ach., solicitor. 60 Crichton id 
Kirkland , Red House, Craigmore 

Kirk, Rev Robert, Bridgend U V manse, 

Bishop ter 
Kirkwood, Dvd., cartwiigl.t. Ill High 

st ho, 5 Union st 
Khkwood, Miss Jess : e, 8 Montague s*. 
Kirkwood, 'Ihms., 21 Mountpleasant rd 
Kirkwood , 13 Argyle pi 
Kno\, John, boatman, 32 Mill st 
Knox, James, painter, 77 Montague st 
Knox, Mrs, Fealte, Crichton rd 
Kyle, J.j Marine pi 

Laidlaw, Mrs, dairy keeper, 1 1 Bishop st 
Laird, Mrs Eliz., High Craigmore 
Laird Mrs Isa, 86 Ardbeg ru 
Lamb A, 5 Argvle st 
Lamb Alex 3 Russell st 
Lamont, Miss Chris., 37 E Princes st 
Lamont, Daniel, gas inspector, 48 Ard- 
beg rd 
Laniont Dan., jun., grocer, 2 Bellvue, 

Barone rd 
Lamont Dan , plumber, Mountpleasant 
Laniont, Mrs Isabella, 6 Mansefield pi 
Lamont, J., Windsor pi 
Lamont, John, baker, 23g Gallowgate ; 

ho, 23 Gallowgate 
Lamont John sen, McKinlay st 
Lamont Norman, 58 E Princes st 
Lamont, Norm, jr, janitor, Chapelhill 
Lang , Dunara. Ascog 

Laughton, Mrs C, 7 Wyndham rd 
Lauder Alex. H , Thornhill, Argyle pi 
L*u ier, Miss Cath, 11 Auchnacloich rd 
Lauder Dn K, mechanic, 19 Montague s 
Lauder, Hugh, jeweUer, SAlbertpl; ho, 

1 Crichton 'd 
Lauder Miss Jane, Ballochgoy 
Lauder, Mr" Maria, 3 Stuart 8 J j 
Iamler, Kobt., draper 7 Albert p 1 
Lauder, Miss, 1 Bellevue re? 
Law Alex 55 Barone rd 
Lawrie, John, 2 Mansefield pi 
Lawrie, John M, Carlowrie, 3 Battery p> 
Lawrie, Mrs T, ironmonger, 3JL Water- 
gate ; ho, Kir buildings 
Lawson Davd, restaurateur, Victoria st 


Lawson, Mrs Dvd., Ivy Bank, Bridge ai 

Lawson, Jms. Burnet, M I)., Crichton rd 

Lawson Jms, 14 Battery pi 

La\ T son. Wm J, 59 Moant3tuart rd 

Leadbeater Mrs Cath. 36 Bridge st 

Leckie, Mrs Jms, 9 Bishop st 

Leckie, Wm. M., slater, 31 Bridge st 

Lees Robt., tobacconist, 51 High st 

Leggat, Mi s, 17 Battery pi 

L?e John, postmaster, Voville Montford 

Leigh John, em, Deanhood pi 

Leighton, Wm., clerk, 52 Ardbeg id 

Leitch, Alex, 22 Russell st 

Leitch Dune, cprpenter, Wyndham rd 

Leitch, Geo, 17a Bishop st 

Leitch, Mrs Hy, restaurateur, •* Argyle st 

ho, Academy rd 
Leitch, Jms., carter, Lenniehall 
Leitch John, 21 Russell st 
Leitch Prof, the Gables, Crichton rd 
Lennox, Mrs A, F., 22 Gallowgate 
Liddle Ann, 4 Castle at 
Lightbody J, baker, 3 Bishop ter 
Lindsay, Birs Agnes, 4 W Castl st 
Lindsay Mrs. 11 Mountpleasant rd 
Linsely John, organist 13 Barone rd 
Lister, Mrs Alex., Clutha vil, Barone rd 
Lister Mrs John, Auchnacloich rd 
Little, Mrs Kobt, 27 Argyle st 
Livie Mrs Jms, Ardbeg 
Livingctone, miss Jane, Arthnrlie 

Mountpleasant rd 
Lvingstone, I'tr, p. constable, Colbeck p 
Livingstone Rich., saddler. 14 Castlehill 

st; ho, Anrtherlie 
Livingstone Robt, 34 Mil! st 
Logie , 46 Wyndham rd 

Lochhead Robert. Craigmore rd 
Lockhart, Mrs Margt.,2 King st 
Lockhart, John, 87 Ardbeg rd 
Lockhart, Mrs W. , Columshill st 
Locknart Mrs, Arddarroch, Academy rd 
Logan Mrs Hu., 18 Ardbeg rd 
Longinuir J, 5 Argyle 
Lornie Mrs, 5 Mountpleasant rd 
Love, Mrs Jms. Gow-uilea, Columshill st 
Lowe Miss Jane, 41 Argyle ter 
Lowrie Wm, 3 Mill st 
Lowther Thos J"., 17a Battery house 
Lugton, Wm., seaman, 2 Mnister's br 
LumsdenThog.chaffeur, 3 Union st 
Lusk Mi-ses Cath and Mary A, Wilkie 

houses, Me idowcap 
Lyle, Miss Bessie, Auchnacloich rd 
Lyle, Mrs J, Lome Hotel, Guildford sq 
Lyle, Misses, George Temperance Hotel, 

Argyle 3t 


Lyle, lv'obt., buildsr, Townhead 

Lyle Miss JNellie. 16 Castle st 

Lyle, Miss, Townhead 

Lyle, Wm.. chemist and druggist, 13 E. 

Princes st ; ho, The Nook, Auchna- 

cloich rd 
Lyon, Miss Eliz, 48 Mountstuart rd 
Lyons John, 7 Columshill pi 
Lyons, Mi>s I ovtisa, 5^ Gallowgate 


Mair, Mrs M, 07 Barone d 

Mair, Wm, 94 High st 

Maitiand Andw., tailor, 5 Bishop ter 

Matland Mrs Cath., 12 Crosshill villas, 

Maitiand Mrs Dan., 129 High st 
Maitiand Misses Eliz and Jean, 5 Bishop 

Maitiand Geo., ^asfiiter, 1 Ladeside 
Maitiand, Jms, 119 High st 
Maitiand John, porter, 11 Mill st 
Maitiand Joseph, grocer, 62 Montague 

st; ho, Crosshill villas 
Maitiand Wm, 16 King st 
Malcolm libt., cabman, 22 Watergate 
Maltman Mrs Arch., 24 Mill st 
Maltman Mrs Thos , 60 High st 
Maltman Ths. M, steward, 30 Bishop st 
Mann, Wm, Balmury road, Ascog 
Manners , Hillside. High Craigmore 
Marsh Chs , painter, 20 Bussell st 
Marshall Prof. Dvd. H, 21 Ardheg rd 
Marshall John N., m.d., 7 Battery pi 
Marshal Bbt,. 42 Bishop st 
Martin Alex, motor hirer. 12 Argyle st 
Mai tin Miss Jessie, 67 Monnfstuart rd 
Martin John, motor-hirer, Academy rd 
Mai tin J, 10 Columshill pi 
Martin, Jms., Palace buildings 
Martin Thos. J. , ma, Auchenros, Craig- 
Martin Thos, plasterer, 86 Ardbeg rd 
Martin , joiner, Havelock ter 
Martin, 2 Mont ford ter 
Mason Miss, Braemar 
Mason Dvd., retirecl,3Q Mountpieasantr 
Mathers Walter, baby fair, 3 Gallowgate 

ho, 2 Bridge st 
Mathers, J, Mansenelcl pi 
Mathieson John, 11 Biidgond bo 
Matthew Edward, ma. Wyndham 


Maxwell AlexM'L, Bishop tar br 
Maxwell Samuel. 17 Gallowgate 
Maxwell Wm., j p, heritor, Ardmor : ? id 
Maxwe 1 Miss Alderwood, 2 Craigaiore 
May Mrs, 26 Castle st 
Meikle Aich Invergyle. 4 Mackiiday st 
Meikle Miss Helen. 17 Bridge st 
Mt-ldrum Wm., chemist and druggist, 43 

Victoria st; ho, Thistlebank, .;rgyletr 
Melvin Mrs, 12 the Terrace 
Menzies Mrs Eliz., Wyndham pk 
Metrustry Rev L S, Marine pi 
Middleton W, 133 High st 
Middleton Mrs, 17 Bishop st 
Millar M>s Andw. M.. grocer, 1 Argyle st 

ho, Argyll mansions 
Millar Mrs Eliz., 12 The Terrace 
M liar Wm, 83 Montague st 
Millar Wm C, farmer, Little Barone 
Millar Mrs, Glenhead, Ball.iehgoy 
Miller And, 4 Manscheld pi 
Miller Mrs Ann, 25 Staff a pi 
Miller Mrs Cth., 21 C-dumshill st 
Miller, Oapt. George, 12 Mountstuart rd 
Miller, Hannah, 4 Battery pi 
Miller Mrs Isa.. 36 E Princes st 
Miller Jms., slater, Craigagoil 
Miller Jms., s ater, of J Miller k Sons, 

Columshill st; ho, Argyle ter 
Miller, Jms H, 17 Battery pi 
Miller John, 22 Watergate 
Miller Mrs Mary, 3 The Terrace 
Miller Miss Margt., 13 Mountstuart rd 
Miller Neil, 9 Mansfield pi 
Miller Peter, ater, Ambrisheg 
Miller i.obt & Co, drapers, 48 Montague 

st ; ho, Alma ter 
Miller Wm , chimy. sweeper, 13 Stuart 
Miller Miss, 33 Ardbeg rd 
Miller Miss, Barone villa 
Miller Miss, 8 Elysium 
Millhouse Mrs L, Hilhouse 
Milligan Miss 1-liz., 34 Argyle st 
Milligan Mrs, Eastlands 
Mills, John S., 27 High st 
Milne, John, 84 Montague st 
Milne Js, Havelock ter 
Milne Misses, 44 Crichtonrd 
Mincher Joseph, ironworker, 1C Terrace 
Mitchell Mrs Andw. , 20 Crichton rd 
Mitchell Miss Cecilia W, 31 Crichton rd 
Mitchell Geo, chemist, Towerhill 
Mitchell Wm., 2 Dean Hood pi 
Mitchell, Miss, Edgermont, 9 Brighton tr 
Moffat Mrs Helen, 19 Store In 
Moffat Mrs Helen, Ardmory rd 
Moffat Michael. 103 High st 
Moir Mrs E B, Glenfaulds, 


Monaghan Thos., postman, 26 Ardbeg r 
Money Miss 10 Mansefield pi 
Montgomerie, And, 11 Mountpleasnt rd 
Montgomerie Arch., auctioneer, Albeit 

pi; ho, AmisfiVkl, Barone rd 
Montgomerie Miss A. B., 49 Barone rd 
Montgomerie Miss Ellen, 17 Gallowgate 
Montgomerie, Frank, Barone rd 
Moodie Miss Cath., Mountstuart rd 
Moodie. K K, 171 High st 
Moodie Rbt, veterinaiy surgeon, Water- 
gate; ho, 171 High st 
Moodie Wm, 19 Mountstutart rd 
Moore Mrs Ann, 13 Gallowgate 
Moore J, 16 Hillhouse rd 
Moore Miss Marjory, Wyndham pk 
Moore Mrs W., Broomhill, Montford 
Morgan Mis 1) vd , 19 A rdbeg rd 
Morison Mrs Christina, 32 Marine pi 
Morris, Mrs Helen, 16 Hillhouse rd 

Morris James, baker, 35 Barone rd 

Morris John, Ian villa, Academy ter 

Morris, Mrs Mary, 7i Victoria st 

Morris , 27 Marine pi 

Morrison Alex., 17 E Princes st 

Morrison Alex., Battery pi 

Morrison Archd., hairdresser, 92 Mon- 
tague st ; ho, 3 King st 

Morrison Ach., plumber, Stewart villa 
Barone rd 

Morrison Bros., plumbers, "Watergate 

Morrison Donald, 3 King st 

Morrison Miss Isa, 14 Barone rd 

Morrison Jms, plumber, 33 E Prinecs st 

Morrison Miss. 5 Argyle st 

Morrison Mrs J, Hazlecliff, bSa Ardbeg r 

Morrison John, upholste.ier ; 14 Tower st 

Morrison John, 6 Watergate 

Morrison Mrs M C, Ellonsdale, "Upper 

Morrison Bobt., joiner, Chapeihill 

Morrison Thos., joiner. &c, 18 Mill st 
ho, Mountpleasant rd 

Morrison Wm., 98 Montague st 

Morton John H., drapei, 2y Barone rd 

Motley Mrs, 5 Mountstuart rd 

Muir, Annie, 9 Bishop st 

Muir Mrs Chris., Abbotsford, Barone rd 

Muir Chs , baker, 17 High st, t7 Argyle 
st ; ho, Ardnamara, Academy rd 

Muir C S, baker, 15 High st 

Muir Colin, 9 Mansefield pi 

Muir Colin K, postman, 11 Mansefield p 

Muir David, 8 Gallowgate 

Muir D, 3 Gallowgate 

Muir Hu., bus driver, Staffa pi 

Muir Jms, 72 Battery pi 

Muir Miss Janet, 5 Argy'e pi 

Muir J, 7 Mansetied pi 

Muir, Mrs Mary, 17 Gallowgate 

Muir, Mis Matilda, ThornhilJ, Argyle pi 

Muir R, 10 Mansefield pi 

Muir Mrs, 8 East Princes st 

Muirhead Thos., Silverknowe, 57 Crich- 

ton rd 
Munro Arch, Cruden cor, Bishop ter 
Muir Wm. C, draper, 19 Montague st 

ho, Abbotsford, Barone rd 
Murdoch Aug., shomkr., 24 Watergate ; 

ho, 9 Castle st 
Murdoch John, plumber, 7 Mansefield 


Murdoch R, 85 Barone rd 
Mure Robt. M, 7 Wyndham rd 
Murray Miss Ann, 60 High st 
Murray And. joiner, 17i Marine pi 
Murray, Mrs Cecilia, 13 Argyle pi 
Murray mis Cath, 87 High st 
Murray Mrs Eliz , 11 Mansefield pi 
Murray John, heritor, Eastlands rd 
Murray Mrs Maiy, 17 Marine p 
Murray Thos., joiner, Bellevue rd 
Murray Wm, 9 Bishop st 
, Murray Wm., joiner, 36 Columshill st 
Murray Mrs, Mountpleasant 
Mutch, Jh W, postman, 66 Montague st 
Mylne Miss Mrgt. M., 73 Ardbeg rd 


McAleese J. F, Auchnacloich rd 
McAleese Misses, 5 Bridge st 
McAlpine Duncan, 2 Chapeihill rd 
;McAlpine Mrs, 103 High at 
McAlpine , 25 Columshill st 
McArravy Jas, Healtheries, Canada hill 
McA'a Miss Ghris, 25 Crichton rd 
McAra, , Dunara, 5 Brigton ter 
McArthur Miss Chis., Firwood 
McArthur Mrs Dan., 1 Columshill pi 
McArthur Robert, 18 Ladeside 
Mo Arthur Ed., postman, 94 High st 
McArthur Js, mus. techr., Columshill 
McArthur Jms, 2 Ladeside 
McArthur Miss Maiy, 2 Craigmore rd 
McArthur Peter A, draper, 10 Albert pi 

ho, Alma ter 
McArthur Robt; 4 Mountpleasant rd 
McArthur Robt, Auchnacloich rd 


Mc Arthur Wm., slater 10 Columehill s-t 
Mc \ulay Mrs Mary, 1 Cnlunishill pi 
McAulay Mrs Mary, 26 Mountstuurt rd 
McAuslan Win. A., inland reve me ofcr., 
Skeoch villa, Argyle ter 

McBarnet mis, 19 Argyle st 
McBirnieThs , Woodview, Glefeelam's 

Mc Bride AS, J p, Carmondchu. East- 

i amis 
Mc Bride Mrs Mary J me, Hi. Craigmore 
Mc Bride Rbt., b'acksmith, John st ; ho, 

Summerlee, Hi. Craigmore 

Mc°all Malcolm, Brandaae ter 
McCallum Adm, 2 Bishop ter 
McOallum Adm, EMsrslie.Serpentine rd 
McCallum Ms Ann, 2£ Battery 
McCallum Mrs Ann.Ho'yrood, Barone rd 
McCallum Miss Cath., 58Criehton rd 
McCallum, Mrs Col : n. 4 Mountplesant rd 
McCallum Misses, 8 Battery pi 
McCallum Donald of John McCallum & 

Son, joiners, 50 High st; ho, Barone rd 
McCallum Duncan, Ardbeg 
McCallum John, banker. Savings bank, 

7 Cast e st ; ho, 1 Bishop ter 
McCallum Mrs Mary. 74 Ardbeg 
McCallum Mrs • eil, grocer 96 Montague 

McCallum Neil, 16 Hillhouse rd 
McCallum 'Ihos., b'acksmith, 9 Mill st 
McCallum Wm., 3 King st 
McCallum Mrs 4 Columshill pi 
McCarthy Miss Alice, ladies' furnisher, 

21 & 59 Montague st ; ho, Elmbank,' 

Hillhouse rd 
McClure A ex. Gowanfie'dpl 
McClure Miss Jessie., -18 Batterv pi 
McColl John, 26 Columshill st" 
McCoP, Malcolm, river steamer captain, 

Barone rd 
McColl P^ter, jun., Meadow pi 
M cComish , 7 W Princes st 
.McConnechy Miss Mrt, nurse, 21 Koslinp 
Connell John 9 Chapelhill rd 
McCrd Mrs John, Craigielea, Ardbeg 
McCord Kobt., mason, 45 Montague st 
McCornvck , 41 Watergate 
Mc'Jra Miss, Craigmore 
McCrae Miss Jane, 21 Argyle st 
McCree Miss, Montford cot 
M.;< ready. Mrs , 83 Montague st 

MeCreath Mrs, 6 Hillhouse rd 
McCrindle Robt, 29 Ardbeg rd 
McCristal John, Minister's Brae 
Macrone Jms., draper, Townhead 
Macrone Miss Jeaanie, Barone rd 
McCrone John, tutor, Bishop ter h: 
McCrone Miss, teacher, 47 High st 
McCruden, Peter, 8 Mansefield pi 
McGulloch 4i Ardbeg rd 

McCulloch Jms, flesber, Bellevue, Bat- 
tery pi 
McCulloch John. 21 Battery pi 
McCurdy R, 19 Auchnacloich rd 

McDade Mrs Agnes, 20 Marine pi 
McDermott Sam., 103 High st 
McDonald Hu , 52 High st 
McDonald J., 8 Mill st 
McDonald Jms, 3 Russell st 
McDonald Jas, coi fectioner, 20 Bishop 
McDonald John, gardener Aidencraig 
McDonald John, stoker, High st 
McDonald John, teacher, 4 Battery pi 
McDonald John, writer, Ascog 
McDonald wiss Margt. High Craigmore 
McDonald, Murd, 38 Bishop st 
McDonald. Peter, 41 Victoria st 
McDonald Mrs, 31 Columshill st 
McDonald Miss, J7a Battery pi 
Mc I >onald . K Princes st 

McDouald Mrs, 18 Gallowgate 
McDougall Alex, Westwnod, Argyle tr 
M'Dougall Mrs Ann, 2 Chapelhill rd 
McDougall Dan., carrier, 22 Watergate 
McDougall Dn., shipmaster, 21 Argyle 

P 1 

McDougall Miss Janet, Park pi 

McDougall John, teacher, Montford 
McDougall Miss J hainy, 24 Argyle st 
McDougall, J, 71 Victo ia st 
McDougall Misses, Montford house 
McDougall v av, Palace buildings 
McDougall Eobt, Wyndham ParK 

McDougall Ts. ex -po-overseer, Crosshill 
villas, Glebelands 

McDougall mss, Fearnoch, High Craig- 

McDougall Mrs, 35 Wyndham rd 

McDowell, Miss Janet, 87 Ardbeg rd 

McDowell Mrs, G Jlowgate 

Mc Duff Jas, 9 Bishop st 

McElhaw , Park place. Bridge st 
McEwan Miss Cath., Ardbeg 


McRwan Colin, 5 tbe Terrace 
McEwan Dun., Ardmorag. Crichtonrd 
McKwan John, plumber 16 Bridge st 

McFadyen John, gimlener, lO Terrace 
McFadyen M, 15a Marine pi 
McFarlane Mrs Annie, 26 A 'gyle st 
McFarlane Mrs Arch, 4 Colbeck pi 
McFarlane Miss Cth., Ardmory rd 
McFarlane Miss K A D, 31 Battery pi 
McFarlane G. , boat-hirer Academy rd 
McFarlane Miss Margt, 30 Castle st 
McFarlane MssMary, 10£ Ardbeg rd 
McFarlane Robt., inspector of postmen, 

8 Argyle st 
McFarlane Stwt., blacksmith, 99 Ardbeg 
McFarlane nr Win. , Eastlands rd 
McFarlane , Bellsvue, Battery pi 
McFarlane , cottage, Wimbleton 
McFeat John, 31 E Princes st 
McFie Arch, hu>gh worker, Eden pi 
McFie Don., t »ilor, 36 Bishop st 
McFie Jms., florist, 34 E Princes st 
McFie Misses Janet & Sarah, Thornhill 

Argyle pi 
McFie capt John, Ardbeg rd 
McFie John, carter, 19 Castle st 
McFie John, painter, Barone rd 
McFie Robt, house painter, 65 High st ; 

ho, Inkerman ter 
McFie Rbt., Mountpleasant rd 
McFie Mrs Sarah, Palace buildings, 24 

E. Princes st 
McFie Wm, carter, 16 Mill st 
McFie Wm, joiner, 47 Ardbeg rd 
McFie Wm., joiner, Croft lodge 
McFie Mrs, 4 Mountpleasant rd 

McGallaglay Cornelius, pawnbroker, 

Belle vue rd 
McGarrity, Wm., 22 East Princes st 
McGaw Alex., joiner, Mountpleasant rd 
McGeachy Misses, 43 Barone rd 
McGilivary Arch, farmer. j£a;itland3 
McGilivary Mrs Chris., 2 Mnnsefield pi 
McGilvary Duncan, 64 High st 
McGilivary Hector, 16 Hillhouse rd 
McGilvary John, compositor, Hazleton, 

Barone rd 
McGilvary J, 1 Ardmillan 
MGilp, Daniel, carrier, 3 Tower at ; ho, 

Albert mansions 
McGilp Dan jun, 5 Bisnop he 
McGlashan Mrs Peter, 6 Hillhonsa rd 

McGough John, Havelock ber 

McGowan Hugh, Watergate 

McGovern John, 125 High si 

McGowan Mrs Mary, 22 Watergate 

McGowan. Mrs Kbt., 37 Bridge nt 

McGrandles Jms., 106 High =rii 

McGregor Alex 7 Mill st 

McGregor Hectr, riesher, :4 Bridgend ai 

McGregor H jun, 7 Mill st 

McGugan Mis Dan., 59 Ardbeg rd 

McGugan Jus, 1 Bridgend st 

McGuire D. 58 Ladeside 

MaGuire John, tishermai, 19 High st 

McGuireF, 119 High st 

McGuire Thos., blacksmith, 19 Castle st 

McGuire Jms, 19 Castle st 

McGuire Mrs, broker, 31 Mill st 

McGurk Mrs 11, Albert pi 

Mcllroy Jms., stoker, 76 Montague st 
Mcllroy Wm, mason, 19 Store In 
Mcllrov Mrs, 5 Bishop terrace brae 
Mcilvary Thos, Anchnacloich rd 
Mclnnes Mrs Eliz , Wyndham rd 
Mcintosh B, 28 Montague st 
MJntosh Mrs Angus, 27 High st 
Mc hi tosh, Donald, 27 Argyle tt 
Mcintosh JJon., engineer, Pointhouse cr 
.Vlclntosh Mrs Isa., xenford, Barone rd 
Mcintosh Jms, joiner, 40 Bishop st 
Mcintosh Mrs Mayt., 177 High st 
Mcintosh, Mrs Rachel, 6 Watergate 
Mcintosh Mrs Stuart, 22 Craigmore rd 
Mcintosh Mrs 4 Mansefield pi 
Mcintosh Miss, 2 Orcadia 
Mclntyre Alex., 14 Staffa pi 
Maclntyre Mrs Alstr, Bellevue.Marine p' 
Mclntyre Chas., 98 Monta ues 
Mclntyre David, 22 Wat erg te 
Mclntyre Jms., flesher. 81 Montague st 
Mclntyre John, 2 the Terrace, Ardbeg 
Mclntyre Mrs Jn., Marine pi 
Mclntyre Mrs Mai., 23 Karone rd 
Mclntyre Mrs Marg , 41 Victoria st 
Mclntyre Mis, ' nde'diffe 
Mclver Jms., boat hirer 15 Argyle pi 
Mclver Neil, quarrier, Broadcroft in 
McKay Arch., 45 Watergate 
McKay Mrs A. 12 Bridge su 
McKay Charles, tailor, 39 Victria st 

ho 42 Mountpleasant rd 
McKay Chas. jun, insurance agent, 30 

Castle st 
McKay 1>., 9 High st 
McKay Mrs John, farmer, Barone rd 
McKay, Kenneth, Academy rdne park 


McKay Neil, 21 Columshill st 
McKay Mrs Wm., Glebe lands 
McKay Wm, 12 Bridge st 
McKay Wm, 3 Logie pi 
McKay Wm., Minister's br 
McKay Mrs, 22 Staffa pi 
McKechnie Mrs Ma?t., 4 Hillhouse id 
McKechnie Mrs John, Gowanfield pi 
McKechnie, Mrs Margt, 17 Bishop st 
McKellar Miss. 40 Mountpleasmt rd 
McKellai Mrs Agnes, 26 Argyle st 
McKellai Chas., plasterer, 55 Ardbeg rd 
McKellar Duncan, shipping agent and 

contractor, Victoiia villa, Barone rd 
McKellar Hector, shipping agent and 
contractor, Springbank, Chapelhill rd 
McKellar Hugh, draper, 70 Ardbeg rd 
McKellai John., 38 Bishop st 
McKellar Mrs Margt., 43 Ardbeg rd 
McKellar Mrs Margt., 90 Montague st 
McKellar Mrs Peter, Burnbank ter 
McKellar llobt, 13 Columshill st 
McKellar Robt., 33 Crichton rd 
McKendrick Walter, sheriff officer, 29 

Watergate; ho, 15 Castle st 
McKendrick Wm, travlr., 27 Ardbeg rd 
McKendry Ach , 7 Union et 
McKendry Jms, 48 Ladesid» 
McKenzie Mrs Kliz., 26 Ardbeg rd 
MeKenzie, J, Auchnacloich rd 
McKenzie, John, 22 Columshill st 
McKenzie Mrs May, 4 Columshill pi 
McKenzie Murdoch, publisher, Fxpre-is, 

11 Montague st ; ho., Crichton rd 
McKenzie R., 16 Windsor pi 
McKenzie Thomas, 23 Bridgend st 
McKenzie Miss, Mountstuart rd 
McKenzie, Mrs, Carlton, Battery pi 
McKenzie Miss, ex-matron, Moimtpleas- 

ant rd 
Mackie Janet, 18 Battery pi 
Mackie, Thomas, Mountpleasant 
McKillop Mrs Ann, 27 E. Princes st 
MKillop, Miss, 16 Castle st 
McKinlay A. M.,* architect, 6 Castle st 

he, Inkerman ter, Ballochgoy 
McLean Dan., flesher, 38 Columshill st, 
McKinlay Misses Margt. and Marianne, 

Ferguson pi 
McKinnon Chs., boilermaker, 10 Marine 


McKinnon Mrs Ellen, Havelock ter 
McKinnon Geo, insur agent, Westwoed 
Mackinnon James, accountant. 11 Albert 

pl ; ho, Royal ter 
McKinnon, Mrs Janet, 17 Bishop st 

McKinnon Mrs John, grocer, 6 Montague 

st ; ho, Barone rd 
McKinnon, Mrs Mary, Academy rd 
McKinnon Sarah, 3 Logiepl 
McKinnon Mrs, Lilyoak ter 
McKinnon Mrs, Meadow cottage 
McKinnon Mrs, 33 Victoria st 
McKirdy Mrs Georgina, Fer^usson pl 
McKirdy Mrs Hugh. Mackinlay st 
Mackirdy Taggart, coal merchant, 34 

Bishop st 
McKirdy Wm. , 16 King st 

McLachlan Mrs Agnes, 12 Argyle st 
McLachlan Alex. T., 42 Bishop st 
McLachlan Arch., 26 Columshill st 
McLachlan Dan., 5 Bridge st 
McLachlan Dug , labourer. 3 Stuart st 
McLachlan Du ', 2 M- nntstuart rd 
Alaclachlan John, hatter, 67 Montague- 

st ; ho, Auchnacloich rd 
McLachlan Mrs Mary, 41 Victoria st 
McLachlan Robt., 6 Columshill st 
McLachlan Robt., J8 Columshill st 
McLachlan Walter, W 7 Princes st 
McLachlan Wm. labourer, 19 Russell at 
McLachlan Miss, Bumbank ter, Ardbeg 
McLachlan , Adelaide pl, Mount- 

stuart rd 
Maclagan Thomas, writer, 28 Castle st 

ho, Wellpark 
McLaren miss Annie, 29 Argyle ter 
McLaren Jms, nurseryman, Serpentine 

McLaren John, nurseryman, Braeside 
McLaren Wm., 17 Russell st 
McLauchlan, John, flesher, 41 Watergte 
McLay John, coalmastr, 32 Mountstuart 

McLay Wm, salesman. Bridgend st 
McLay, Miss, Fealte, Crichton rd 
McLea, Miss Jane, dressmaker, 39 Ar- 
gyle st 
McLean Angus, 103 High st 
McLea Miss, Havelock ter 
McLean Andw., saddler, 7W Princes si 
McLean Chs., grocer, 30 Mill st ; ho, 14 

Columshill st 
McLean, Don, Toward view, Ardbeg rd 
McLean, Donkl, brghwrker, 66 High st 
McLean Mrs Don., 16 Ladeside 
McLean Kd, 17 Gallowgate 
McLean Jms, Toward view, Ardbeg rd 
McLean John, 3 Mansefield pl 
McLean Jms., inspectoi of slaughter 
house, 14 Ladeside 



McLean Mrs Jean, 24 Bridge st 
MLean Mrs Jessie, 2 Chapelhill rd 
McLean John, 10 Columsliill st 
McLean John, 87 High st 
McLean M-ilctn, carter, E. Princes st 
McLean Male, shopman, 29 Columshill st 
McLean Mrs Mary, 19 Castle st 
McLean Neil, Eden pi 
McLean Neil 34 Mill st 
McLean Peter, clerk, 2 Mackinlay Bt 
McLean Simon, 29 (Jolumshill st 
McLean Ths., blacksmith 9 Battery pi 
McLean Mrs Wm., 34 (Jolumshill st 
McLean Mrs, 46 Montague st 
McLellan Mre Ann, 17 Bridge st 
MoLellan Dvd., 27 Columsliill st 
McLellan Mrs Don. 90 Montague st 
McLellan John, cabman, 84 Montague st 
McLellan Male. , postman, 27 Argyle st 
Mc Lellan Miss Mary, 27 Argyle st 
McLellan Wm., cabman, 84 Montague st 
McLellan Mrs, Achnacloich rd 
McLelland Mrs Ellen, 11 Bridge st 
McLeod. Mrs Donald, 6 Battery pi 
McLeod mis John, 1 Union st 
McLeod Miss Mry, Adelaide pi 
McLeod Mrs, Argyle ter 
McLeod Miss, 3 Craigmore rd 
MccLintock G^o. M., architect, 5 High 

st; ho, 1 7 Wyndhamrd 
McLuckie Miss, 10 Wyndham rd 

McMenamy D, 16 Windsor pi 
McMillan Arch., barber, 7 High st ; ho 

15 Bridge st 
McMillan Mrs Arch., 2 Bishop ter br 
McMillan Mrs Cth., 4 W : Princes st 
McMillan Mrs Chris., 9 k 10 Argyle pi 
Macmillan Eben R, j p, master marine- 
Claremmt, Ar£ylp ter ; business ad 
dress, 13 Argyle st ; 'phone, 92. 
McMillan James, manager, McKirdy & 
McMillan, carriage - hirers, Albeit 
mansion, 1 East Princes st 
McMillan Mrs Jane, 88 High st 
McMillan Jms S, Woodlea, High Craig- 
McMillan Mrs Jn, 20 W Princes st 
McMillan John, firmer, Knockanreoch 
McMillan Mary, 12 The Terrace 
McMillan Thos. quarrier, 16 Store In 
McMiPan Wm, grain mercht, Barone rd 
McMillan Wm. porter, Mansetield pi 
McMillan Mrs Wm., 12 The Teirace 
McMillan Mrs, 30 Castle st 
McMurchie John, 1 Union st 

McMurray Miss Susan 36 Mountstuart r 
McMurray Thos., 4 Elysium 
McMurray , 7 Gallowgate 

McNab Alx., joiner, &c, 24 Watergate 

ho, Holyrood, Barone id 
McNab Alex M, P O, Auchnacloich rd 
McNab, Colin, 4 Bishop ter br 
McNab Chas, 96 High st 
McNab Hamltn, , grocer, 84 High st 
MoNab, Harry, 1 Union sr 
McNab, Henry, joiner, Glenhead 
McNab Jms., joiner, 25 Montague st 
McNab, Jas Orr, Clyde vw, Eastlands 
McNab John, tinsmith, W. Princes st 

ho, Inkeiman ter 
McNab Misses Mart. S & Mry. A, 16 

Craigmore rd 
McNab John W., tinsmith, Ardmory rd 
McNab Russell, postman, 30 Bishop st 
Macnair, Mrs D, Albany rd 
McNally Miss, nurse, 38 Columsliill st 
McNaught, Mrs Euph., McNab's br 
McNaughtcn Miss, 145 High st 
McNeil Ann 31 Mountstuart rd 
McNeill Mrs Annie, 11 Mansefield pi 
McNeil Don, 46 Montague st 
McNeil James. 19 Castle st 
McNeill Miss Jane, 24 Argyle st 
McNeill John, car driver, 1 The Terrace 
McNeill Mrs Josephine, E Princes st 
McNeill Bobt, Orcadia 
McNeill Thos., cabman, 7 Bishop st 
McNeil Tbos. H.. 28 Argyle st 
McNeill Miss, Clifton Boarding house; 

Argyle ter 
McNeill Miss, Hillside 
McNeil Mrs, 46 Montague st 
McNeil Miss. 30 Mountsfuart rd 
McNicol Miss Agnes, 4 E Princes st 
McNicol Duncan, 5 the Terrace 
McNicol Finlay, 37 Argyle st 
McNicol Jms., baker, 87 Montague st 

ho, Auchnacloich rd 
M'Nicol Miss Jessie, 8 Montague st 
McNicol Neil, baker, 81 Hisrh st 
McNicol Peter, 1 Columshill pi 
McNicol Miss M., 17a Battery p 
McNicol Miss, tobacconist, Bishop st 
McNicol Mrs, 24 Castle st 
McNiven Alex., 70 Ardhesr rd 
McNiven Alex., factor, 36 Bishop st 

McPhail Miss Agnes, 6 Watergate 
McPhail Dugd., seaman, Ardbeg 
McPhail Don., Westwood 
McPhail Johp, 47 Argyle ss 


McPhail Neil, Columshill st 
McPhee Mrs Hu., 2 Argyle st 
McPhee Male, farmer, Lochly 
McPhee Ptr, coachman, E Princes st 
McPherson , 29 W Princes st 
McPherson Miss F., ladies' furnisher,4J 

McPherson Mrs Hu., 3 Lngie pi 
McPherson, John, 98 Montague st 
McQuistan John & Co.. plasterer, s John 

st ; ho, 58 Montague st 
McRa Misses Jessie and Mary, 6 Craig- 

more rd 
McRitchie R, spiiit-mercht, 20 Gallow- 
gate ; ho, Union st 
McSally Miss Alice, Montgomery hou^e 

McSplly Miss Agnes Wellpark house 
McSeveny, Isaac, 37 Bridge st 
McStay J., shoemaker, 13 Bridgend st 
McStay Mrs Peter, 87 High st 

McTavish Edward, Firwood 

McVake Robert, 19 Russell st 
McVicar Jessie, 16 Battery pi 
McVicar Donald, agent, Bank of Scot 

land, Guildford tq ; res, Lonsdale, TJ 


McVicar, Mrs, 18 Battery pi 
McVicar Miss, 24 W Princes st 
McWilliams Mrs, 66 High st 


Napier John, S Hillhoase rd 
Napier Tnos., plumber, and iionrr/onger 
68 Montague st ; ho, , Ivy cot, West- 
land rd 
Nspier Wm,, restaurateur, 111 Mon- 
tague st 
Nanier Win. gas worker, 83 High st 
Napier Win, 90 Montague st 
Neill Mrs Jessie D. Orcadia 
Neill Mrs Eliz, 6 Castle st 
Neill Tho=, 7 W Princes st 

NeilsonMiss Ann, 51 Moun'stuart 
Neilson Jms, 71 Victoria st 
Nelson, Miss Janet, 23 Castle st 
Neilson Miss Janet, 73 Ardbeg rd 
Neilson Mias Margt., 20 Ardbeg rd 
Neilson, Mrs Margt., 4 W Castle st 
Neilson Mrs Mary, !37 Ardbeg rd 
Neilson Thomas, house factor, /rubeg 
Neilson Mrs, 44 Argyle st 
Nelson John, 72 Ardbeg rd 
Nelson M G, accountant. Ardbeg rd 
Niblock Thos, 2 Mansheld pi 
Kicol Donald, 109 Montague st 
Nicliol Mrs Helen, 41 Ardbeg 
Nicholson John, commission agent, 

A rdbeg rd 
Nicholson .Neil, seaman, 37 EPriinces st 
Mcholson Robt, postman, 20 Bridge st 
Nisbet John, cabman, 6 Bridge st 
Nisbet Miss, Mayflower, Barone rd 
Nisbet , 38 E Prineesst 
.Noble James, shop manager, 4 Montford 

Noble, Ths, burgh foreman, 110 High st 
Nugent, Nath., tailor, 7 Bishop st 


Oaten Jas, 17 Bishop st 
Ogilvie Thos , 18 Columshill st 
Oliphant Geo. S. , shoemaker, 18 Rus- 
sell st 
Oliphant Joseph, 18 Russell st 
O'Hara Patrick, grinder, 83 Montague st 
O'Neill mis Agnes, 19 High st 
O'Neil Jms, engineer. Palace buildings 
O'Neill Mrs Margt., 125 High st 
Orkney Miss, 6 Orcadia 
Orr John, blacksmith, 6a Castle st 
Orr Wm. Yuill, Ciichton rd 
Orr, Mi's, Elderslie, High Craigmore 
Orr , Fra^erton. 5 Brighton ter 
Owens, Miss Ella, 22 Bishop st 


Papple Ths., 3 Pussell st 

Park Geo., md, B»e-an-dune, Albany tr 

Park Miss Isa, 89 Barone rd 

Park Jms, bleacher, Albany rd 

Parker T., joiner, 16 Mill st 


Parker , Mansefield pi 

Paterson Mrs, 15 Marine pi 
Paterson Mrs Ann, 16 Castle st 
Paterson Chas., 19 Argyle pi 
Paterson Geo., 76 Montague st 
Paterson Geo. H., Westwood 
Paterson Mrs He'er, 7 Chapelhill rd 
Paterson John, gas stoker, Columshill st 
Paterson John, 24 Argyle st 
Paterson John, slater, 15 Bishop st 
Paterson Miss, 29 Victoria st 
Paterson Mrs L, Nettlebrae cot, Ardbeg 
Pateison Hector, 8 Tower st 
Paterson Mrs Margt. W., 3 Royal ter 
Paterson Mrs M. , 72 Ardbeg rd 
Paterson Robt , carter, Seabank bldigs 
Paterson Robt., slater & cement worker, 

50 High st ; ho, Croft lodge, Argyle st 
Paterson Mrs,, 17a Battery house 
Paterson Mrs, Desmond bank, Wellpaik 
Paterson Mrs, 40 Mountpleasant rd 
Paterson Mrs, nr, 15 Marine pi 
Pattison Mrs, 3^ Victoria st 
Paton Ang. carpenter, 96 High st 
Paul Geo., 2IRussell st 
Peacock Alex-, h., plumber, 23 High st; 

ho 14 Mountstuart rd 
Peacock Mrs, Annie Mary, 17 Battery 1 1 
Peacock Geo., 21 Battery pi 
Peacock 2 Poyal ter 

Peacock Mi>s, Tane, 25 Wyndham rd 
Peddie Bobt., printer, 6 Mansefield pi 
Pendreurh John, labourer, Mountstuart 
Pendreigh Wm., 25 Gallowgate 
Penney D H.gardener, 18 Mountstuart r 
Pennicuik m rs, Kastlands 
Perrie David, Roslin pi 
Perston Alex., Palace buildings 
Perston D,13 E Princes st 
Perston Gavin, postman, 54 Ladeside 
PerstonThos, linesman, 24 Bridge st 
Perston Mrs Wm., 3 Bishop ter br 
Peter3 , Plantation via, Argyle ter 
Pettigrew J M, Tighr.amara, Mcntfcrd 
Pettigrew Miss Margt,, 45 Ardbeg rd 
Pinkerton Mrs Magt., Concord villa, 

Columshill st 
Pinkerton Jas. . mason, 10a Bridgend st 
Pirie Mrs M, Osborne temperance hotel. 

87 Victoria st 
Plumpton Alex, Delhi House, 19 Craig- 

more d 
Pollock, J as, 12 Argyle st 
Pollock Wm C, Laurels, Oraigmore rd 
Ponton Arch., Mountpleasant rd 
Porter Ben, auctioneer, 5 Argyle st 


Porter John, accountant, Eastlands rd 

Porter, John, 22 Marine pi 

Porter, Mis Mary, 22 Marine pi 

Portree, , Ldyoak ter 

Powell J. P., Ardsloy, Craigmore 

Pratt Miss, Auchnacloich rd 

Prentice Mrs Geo, outfitter, 25 Victoria 

st; ho., Auchi'acloich rd 
Prentice Miss. 63 Ardbeg rd 
Proudfoot Miss, Mounts' uart rd 
Provan C. N., 30 Castle st 
Puddy Sidney, 58 Montague st 
Pnllar mis, Glenrosa pi 
Pullen Chas J, motor hirer, 23 Bridge st 
Purdon Miss, 'Toward view. Ardbeg rd 
Purvis Alex, painter, 5 Columshill pi 


Quin Mrs Jane, 9 Bishop st 


Ramsay Mrs Dvd, 97 Montague st 
Ramsay Hev D J, Cbaplehiii Free Ch 
Pamsay Hu., tobacconist, 20 Argyle st 

Braemar, Academy rd 
Pamsay Mrs Margt., 10 Gleniosa pi 
Hankine Miss Isa., 19 8toie In 
Rankin J., Park pi Bridge st 
Rankine. Jms, 84 Montague st 
Rankin Miss Jessie D., 9 Albert pi 
Rankine Mrs Jane. 10 Ardbeg rd 
Rankin Peter, Kir buildings 
Rankine Jlin, laundryman, Bishop tr br 
Rankine John, steward, 34 Montague -t 
Rankine Peter, 109 Montague st 
Read Mrs, Riversdale, 36 Ayyle st 
Heid Mrs, Shepton, 13 Battery pi 
Reid Mrs nr, Greenbank 11 Ardbeg rd 
Keid Miss Jane, Mountpleasant 
Reid Mrs Henrietta, 7(5 Ardbeg rd 
Reid Mis, 72 Ardbeg rd 
Reid J, 5 Marine pi 

Peid Misses J & J, 21 Mountpleasant id 
Peid, sir John, engineer, Aideneraig 
Reid Mrs John, 71 Victoria st 
Keid Mrs Magt., Wyndham pk 
Reid Miss, Auchnacloich rd 
Reid Mrs, 10 the Terrace, Ardbeg rd 


Reitzelier Chas., Tigh na Mara, Ardbeg 
Prennie Miss Alice, 17 Bishop st 
Keawick Mrs Euph., Ardwell, Craigmore 
Reston G, Royal hotel, Albert pi 
Rhind Mrs, 32 Bishop st 
Richmond Miss Mary, 22 Battery pi 
Richmond Wm., 17a Wyndham rd 
Richardson Mrs, Desmond bk, Craigmore 
Richardson Mrs Grace, 23 Wyndham rd 
Richardson H, Wyndham rd 
Riesberg Miss, Clan vl, Bridge st 
Rippie Jas, 8 Mill st 
Rippie Mrs Wm. . 28 Mill st 
Ritchie And. T, farmer, Gartnakeillj 
Ritchie Mrs Peter. 12 Argyle st 
Rittman, Edw, 2 Colbec pi 
Robb, Wm, grocer, 22 E Princes st 
Roberts, Mrs 32 Battery pi 
Robertson Alex. 2 Chapelhill rd 
Robertson Alx, Janefield, Wyndham rd 
Robertson And. , heritor, 16 Marine pi 
Robertson Ang, upholsterei, 214 Bridge- 
end st ; 
Robertson Dan., mechanic. Glenburn 
Robertson H., Glenburn cot 
Robertson H, 10 Wyndham rd 
Robertson Miss Isa, 83 Ardbeg rd 
Robertson Miss Isa, Chapelhill rd 
Robertson John, baker, 10 E. Princes 

st ; ho, 5 Mountpleasant rd 
Robertson John, joiner, Abercorn 
Robertson John, 38 Bishop st 
Robertson John, upholsterer, 10 Bridge s 
Roberts in, J C 1 Columshill pi 
Robertson, Rbt, engineer,.? Wyndham rd 
Robertson Robert, Wyndham rd 
Robertson Mrs Susan, Wyndharc rd. 
Robertson Thos., baker, Barone rd 
Robertson Wm., spirit mercht, High st 

ho, 17a Battery house 
Robertson Wm., 78 Montague st 
Robertson, Wm, :s2 Mill st 
Robertson Mrs, Wvndham pk 
R ibertson Miss, 31 Gallowgate 
R >bertson Mis, Billochgoy 
Robertson Miss, Springbank 
Robertson 25 Gallowgate 
R ibinson, Mrs Thos., 27 Bishop st 
Rodger David, organist, 9 Victoria st 
R-.e Jonathan, Mataurieh, 14 Crichton r 
Rr'oney. Mis Ellen, 54 Lideside 
Rose James, w.s., depute Town clerk, 

'i'ensllen, iTlebelands 
Ross H. J. G., m. a., headmaster, Pub- 
lic School, ho., 4 Bishop ter 
Ross, Mrs Jessie, 21 Roslin pi 

Ross Mrs, Glenbeg, Ardbeg rd 

Rowan Mrs A., 10t 2 Ardbeg rd 

Rowat John, 47 Ardbeg rd 

Roy Mrs Eliz., Store In 

Pratt Mrs John Henry, Loch view, Ba- 
rone rd 

Roy, W, ex-postmaster, 91 Ardbeg rd 

Rush Miss A nn, 40 Bishop st 

Russell Mrs Ann, 2 Bridge st 

Russell Jms. M., engineer. 3 The Ter- 
race, Ardbeg 

Russell John, Gowan brae 

Russell Mrs Margt., 3 Stuart st 

Russell Wm., clerk, 3 Mountsuart rd 

Russell Miss, Ardfern, Montford 

Kussell Miss, 10 Mansefield pi 

Rutherford Samuel, 10 Ladeside 

Kutherford Wm., Russell st 

Saunders Mrs Frank, 22 A'-gyle st 
Scobbie Mrs Isa., 2 Ardbeg rd 
Scott, Arch N, boat hirer, Argyle pi 
Scott Geo., drawing master, Academy, 

ho, Argyle mansions 
Scott M?tth. B , Wyndham rd 
bcott Robt., engineer, 46 Ladeside 
Scott Robt., stationer, 11 The Terrace, 

Scott Miss, Eoin villa, Montford 
Scott, Mrs Walt, b it hirer, 13 Argyle pi 
Scott, Wm., 9 Argyle ter 
Scullion Miss Mary Ann, 75 High st 
Sercple James, 2 Mansefield pi 
Semple Miss, Kureka, Montford 
Service Miss, Clutha via, Barone rd 
Shand Wm., 3 Bishop ter br 
Shand Mrs, Aucbnacloich rd 
Shanks Jms., W Castle st 
Shanks John, 12 The Terrace 
Sharp Mrs Agnes, 5 Marine p 
Sharp Mrs Cath., 4 Wyndham rd 
Sharp Miss Isa., 15 Mountstuart rd 
Sharp Mis Jane, Mountstuart rd 
Shaw Archd, farmer, Bush 
Shaw Daniel jun, blacksmith, Croft lu 

ho, Argyle tr 
Shaw Helen, 7 Montague st 
Shaw John, joiner, lnkerman ter 
Shaw Miss Mary, Montford 
Shaw Neil, carter, 27 Bridgend st 


Shaw Peter, butcher, 2 Ladeside st 
Shaw Mrs 216 Columshill st 
Shaw , 4 Mountstuarfc rd 
Shields John, labourer, 12^ Mill st 
Shields Patrick, porter, 55 Montague st 
Short Mrs Sarah, 76 Montague st 
Slllars Wm, enginee 1 ', Staffa pi 
Sim Dan., Canada cot 
Simpson Miss Agnes, 14 King st 
Simpson Alex., 70 Ardbeg rd 
Simpson Alex, 41 Victoria st 
Simpson A T, Bishop ter br 
Simpson Jms., gasfitter, 7 Tower st 
Simpson Mrs, 22 Castle st 
Simpson Wm., 12the Terrace 
Simpson, Miss , Lome Lodge, Mount- 
stuart rd 
Sinclair Donald, 86 High st 
Sinclair Mrs D, 45Watergate 
Sinclair Mrs DW, Dunrossness, Craig- 

Sinclair Geo. W., cashier, 20 Mount- 
stuart rd 
Sinclair Mrs Jeannie. Tower st hall 
SiSclair John, 24 Bridge st 
Sinclair John, Hillcrest. Crichto rd 
SinclairJohn, builder. Eastlands rd 
Sinclair John, joiner, 63 Barone rd 
Sinclair Jn, shipmaster, 12 W Princes st 
Sinclair John K., 9 Castle it 
Snclair M G, stationer. 17a K Princes st 
Sinclair P., 129 High st 
Sinclair Mrs, 20 Russell st 
Sinclair Mrs, Hillcrest, 5 Crichton rd 
Slnnot Mrs My, Gl- nara, 53 Crichton rd 
Slaveu Hny, Hawthorn Park, Argyle pi 
Slaven Jms , fruiterer, 10 W Princes st ; 

Slaven Jessie, Stuart st ; ho, 19 High st 
Slaven John S, fishmonger, 22 High st 
&61 61 Montague st ; ho, 12 Bridge st 
Slaven Maurice, labouier, 74 High st 
Plaven Thos., 1-iussell st 
Slaan, Mrs Annie, 2Mansefield pi 
Sloan Mrs Hu , Brandane ter 
Sloan Dr, Gowanlea, Ardbeg 
Small John H, IS Argyle pi 
Smellie, Rev W T, obe, ma, parish mini- 
ster, the manse, Minister's brae 
Smellie Miss, Ardbeg rd 
Smith Alex., upholsterer, 17 Bridge st 
Smith Arch., 103 High st 
Smith Arch., postman, 33 Argyle st 
Smith Chas. insurance agent, Montford 
Smith Mrs Dun., 17 Bridge st 
Smith Mrs Grace, 23 Mountpleasant rd 
Smith Mrs Henry M., 32 Bishop st 


Smith J, 43 Mountstuart rd 
Smith Jms., farmer, 9 Wyndham pk 
Smith Jms., joiner, 15 Bishop st 
Smith Jms. M., 87 Ardbeg rd 
Smith John, joiner, 23 Roslin pi 
Smith Mrs John, 33 Victoria st 
Smi'h John, tailor, 78 Ardbeg rd 
Smith Rev Malcolm, ma, rector, S Pauls 

York ter 
Smith, M P, architect, Wyndham hk 
Smith Robt, 6 Mansefield pi 
Smi h Robt, fishmonger, 35 Victoria st 

ho. 65 do 
Smith W J, Westwood, Argyle ter 
Smith Miss, Hawthorn park, Arygle pi 
Smith Mrs, Melbourne cot., Craigmore 
Smith Mrs, 7 Wyndham rd 
Smith , 78 Ardbeg rd 

Smith, , purser. 17 Battery pi 
Sneddon A., 11 Watergate 
Soles Alex, 80 High st 
Someis David, printer, 8 Wyndham pk 
Somerville Mrs Helen, 11 Chapelhill rd 
Somerville Ms, Woodbine, Hi. C;aigmore 
Somerville Jn, Woodbine. H. Craigmore 
Somerville Mrs, Park pi, Bridge st 
Speirs Angus, retired tailor, Ardbeg 
Speiis Chas S, joiner, Creek Drive, Ard- 
beg ; ho. Auchnamara, 14 Marine pi 
Speirs Mrs Helen, 12 Wyndham rd 
Speirs J., gas worker, 179 High st 
Spence Geo., Stewart Swimming baths, 

Batrery pi ; ho., Mountpleasant rd 
Spence Mrs John, Glenbeg 
Spence Susan, 15 Bridgend st 
Sjjence Miss Isa, 50 Ardbeg rd 
Spencer, Edw.. Bef chwood, Bishop ter 
Sprovvl Miss Helen, Havelock ter 
Sp>owl Hobt., joiner, 49 Ardbeg rd 
Spmwl Win., foreman, Express; ho 

Lilvoak ter, Ballochgoy 
Squair Mrs Frank H,, Barone rd 
Squair Robe' t, Ardmory rd 
Squair Mrs Wm. H, flesher, 5 Gallow- 

gate; ho., Glenfaulds, Mountstuart rd 
Stagg Wm., chimney sweep, 27 High st 
Stark John, jun. painter and decorator, 

Chapelh 11 rd ; ho, Wyndham rd 
Stark, John, sen., Dalcraig, High Craig- 
Steed John, Regal view, 6 King st 
Steel Thos., 31 Bishop st 
Steel Thos., constable, 2 Columshill st 
Steel, Wm, 11 Montague st 
Steele James H, heritor, Grangelea, 

Mountstuart rd 
Steeples Geo., Blythswood, Bishop ter 


Stephen Alex, master of works, — High 

st ; ho, 7<E Princes st 
Stephen Mrs Jessie, 23 Marine pi 
Stephen Mrs Margt, 23 Marin9 pi 
Steven David, butcher, Columshill st 
Stevenson Chas. M, manager, Buteman, 

res, Ardmory ro, Ardbeg 
Stevenson, Douglas, 7 < oiumshill pi 
Stevenson Jms, Dai>y bank, Glebe lands 
Stevenson, T., 9 Bishop st 
Stevenson Wm, 16 Hillhouse rd 
Stevenson Mrs. Ballocbgoy 
Stewart Miss Agnes, 52 Ardbeg rd 
Stewart Mrs Agnes Y, Catherine bank, 

Stewart Alx , 19Argyle st 
Stewart Andw, 3 Bishop ter- br 
Stewart Chas. H, 63 Mountstuarfc rd 
Stewart Donald M, Be 1- Trees mansions, 

7 Mount stuart rd 
Stewart Mrs Eben., 2 Argyle pl 
Stewart Eliz., 11 K Piinces st 
Stewart Misses Flora and M*rj>, pn<Jw 

agents, SO Ardbeg rd 
Stewart Gilbert, painter, Battery pi 
Stewart Harry J, Glenfaulds 
Stewart Misses, Mountview, 0.5 Click on 

Stewart Mrs Isa., 23 Mountpleasant rd 
Stewart Mrs Isabella, 7 VV Princes st 
Stewart, J., 3 Bishop ter br 
Stewart J B, painter, Bellvue, Barone i d 
Stewart James S, 20 Russell st 
Stewart Misses Jane k Mary, Upr. Crai"- 

Stewart Mrs Janet, 18 Ardbeg rd 
Stewart John, boatman, 12i Mil! st 
Stewart John, porter, Hillhouse rd 
Stewart John P>., 3 Bishop ter br 
Stewart Peter, 27 Meadow pi 
Stewart f bt. , vanman, 19 Bridge st 
Stewart, Miss. 4 Academy ter 
Stewart, J, poul'ry faun, Westland rd 
Stewart Mrs. 30 Bishop st 
Strachan .Misses Jsa\, 8 Hillhouse rd 
Stirling, J. & M. Ivy cot, Bridge st 
Stirling John, firemaster, 77 Montague st 
Stirrat, Jm Meadowccap 
Stirrat 19 Columshill st 

Stone Jos., grocer, 2 Colmshill st 
Storer Mrs Agnes, Argyll mansions 
S r.-ing Mrs, nuise, 19 Argyle st 
Strain AVm, Pointhouse crescent 
Strutheis, Robert, 17 Gallowgate 
Stuart Mrs John, Castle st 
Stuart Miss .May ]>., 10 Bridge st 

Sturgeon Robt, coal merchant, 20 Mill 

st ; ho, do 
Summers T, 20 Mill st 
Sutherland Mrs Ann, 24 Marine pi 
Sutherland , retired inspector, 17 

Bridge st 
Sutherland Donald, tailor and clothier, 

10 Gallowgate ; ho, Achnacloick rd 
Swan Mis Mt. ,Auchencairn 8 Brghton rd 
Sws<n George, Giencoe, Montford 
Swandells, Mrs, Veniza, Argyle pi 
Swanston nr, Larkhall, Westland r 
Swa-ston Mrs i. avi 1, 11 Mill st 
Swanston Jhn B., giocer, 26 W. Prince 
st ; ho, 3 Crossbill villas, Glebe lands 
Swanston, Miss, 3 ( richton Id 
Sweeney Jas, sijoemaker,16 Casi?ekill st 
Sweet Mrs Ags, White lodge, Battery pl 
Sweet, Chs, photographer, white studios 

19 Battei y il 
Symes Kobt., 27 Argyle st 
Symington D Y, mai agtr, Palace Cin- 
ema, E Piiuces ss 

Tager Miss, 4 Columshill st 
Tait John, 29 Columslill st 
Tait Matthew, Glebe lands 
Tannah 11 , Union st 

Taylor Andrew. 10 tbe Ten ace 
Taylor Ach., bru>h maker, 58 Montague 
Taylor Kdwa'd, joiner, Kerrv ciuisacli 
Taylor, Ja'iies G. boatman, Esplanade 

ho , 66 Montague st 
Taylor Mrs Jessie, 71a Ardbeg rd 
Taylor John, 98 Moutaaue st 
Temj le Mrs Jeann'e, 109 Montague st 
Terris A, Craitnnore house 
Ten-is Tom, Ardyne, Mountstuart rd 
Thorn Miss Jane, 70 Ardbeg rd 
Thom Alex & Co, motor engineers &c, 22 

Bridge st ; ho 11 Albeit pl 
Thompson Angus, sh> emaker, 94 Mon- 
tague st ; ho, Bellfield, B*.roi,e rd 
Thompson Miss, 34 East Princesst 
Thomson Alex., 71a Ar.ibeg rd 
'J'homson Alex., 3 Logie pl 
Thomson Ax. C, stationer, 51 Ardbeg rd 
Thomson A R. ss, inspector ot poor, 35 

Bishop st ; ho, 15 Mountpleasant rd 
Thomson, wis And, 11 Bridge st 
Thomson Miss Annie, 22 Br.dge st 
Thomson mis Chas 7 Wyndham rd 


Thomson Dan, fisherman, 16 Store In 
Thomson Misses Eliz, Mrgt. and Mry. A, 

29 Ardbeg i d 
Thomson 'Ernest, dentist, 1 Argyle p' 
Thomson, jxiss Hln. F, Ashgrove, Mont- 
Thomson Miss, 25 Bishop st 
Thomson, Jms Laundry, 36 Bridge st 
i homson Jms., labourer, 109 Montague s 
Thomson Mrs Jessie, 24 Ardbeg rd 
Thomson Miss Jessie, 29 Battery i 1 
Thomson J. H. engineer, 6a Ardbeg rd 
Thomson Mrs John, 8 Aruyle si 
Thomson John, resident. 26 Ardbeg id 
Thomson Mrs John, Staifarple 
Thomson Mrs Mary, 2 Casliehill st 
Thomson Peter, 36 Bridge st 
Thomson Robert, Kedd-ul-Bahr, Serpen- 
tine rd 
Thomson, Mis, Inkerman ter 
Thorl iui n Angus, Abbotsford, Barone id 
Thorburn Arch, printer, 7Chapelhill rd 
Thorburn David, 19 Chapelhiil road 
Thorburn Js. , 4 Colbec pi 
Thoiburn Mrs John, fish merchant, IS 

West Princes st ; ho , 4 Bishop st 
Thoi burn Robt. , 30 Columshill st 
Thorburn Wm„ Montague st 
Thorburn Mrs, 32 Castle st 
Tickle Thos, 1 Eden pi 
Tickell Win, baker, 21 Columshill st 
Timmins Jas, 83 Montague st 
Timothy , 5 B idge st 

Todd Andw., 7 W Princes st 
Todd Elay, 1 Eden pi 
Todd John, 27 Bridge st 
Torrance, 11 Hillhouse rd 
Traill Rev Josei h, U. F Parish Manse, 

Serpentine rd 
IYescowthick Wm H. in High st 
Trivet Mrs. 117 High st 
Turnbull J., Ashburn, Mountstaart id 
Turnbull Miss Margt.. Ascog 
Turnbull Miss, 76 Ardbeg rd 
Turnbull Mis, Dunmore. Crichtoa rd 
Turner, capt. A., Ardmory rd 
Turner Colin B., Fiona vlla, Craigmore 
Turner Mrs May, J 2 Marine pi 
Turpie Mrs Alice. 29 Mill st 
Tweedley Allan, 7 Mill st 
Tweedley John, fisherman, stuart st 
Tweedley John, jun, 8 Mill st 
Tynan, , 11 E. Princes st 


Urquhart Mrs J A., grocer, 13 Argyle st 
'J histlebank, Argyle ter 

Vint Mrs Marion, 7 Glenrosa pi 
Vogt Alfred, 6 Academy ter 


Waddell Dvd., boileimakr, 32 Ardbeg rd 
Waddell John, 33 Bridge st 
Waddtll Mrs, Demerara p), Ardbeg rd 
Walker John, blacksmith, 113 High st 
\Valkinshaw, E., Adelaide pi 
Wallace Mrs Mary, 15 Crichton rd 
Wallace Mrs Mary, 75 High st 
Walace Miss, Orcadia 
Wallace Wm., 16 Marine pi 
Wallace , Gravel bank, Wellpark rd 
Warren, Mis Margt., 25 Argyle ter 
Waters A F, Afton, Mountstuart rd 
Waterson Alex., engineer, 19 Argyle st 
Waterston, Mrs, stationer, Montague st 
Watson Mis Daniel, Bellevue, Battery p 
Watson Hugh, 141 High st 
Watson Mrs Isa , 4L A i gyle ter 
Watson Miss Janp, 56 Mountstuart id 
Watson Mis Jessie, Margaretslea, Ba- 
rone rd 
Watson Jn ,blacl smith, 1 Barone rd 
Watson John, ^keoch villa, Argyle ter 
Watson, John, spirit merchant, Gallow- 

gate ; ho, Abbotsford, Barone rd 
Watson Mis Jos., 14 L High st 
Watson Mis Knt, Upper Craigmore 
Watson Wm., Bute Arms Hotel, Guild 

ford square 
Watson Wm., 32 Ardbeg rd 
Watt Alex., measurer, 45 Ardbeg rd 
Watt , Glandale, Eastlandsrd 
Watt Mrs, 20 Marii e pi 
Waugh Mis-, 76 A dbeg rd 
Waugh Mrs Isa , 38 Argyle st 
Webster J C, T eria IS ova, Albany rd 
Weir Alex, gardener, 14 Argyle pi 
Weir Daniel F. , 11 Wyndham pk 
Weir D, seaman, 2 Minister's br 
Weir Miss Jane, 4 Mountpleasant 

<r - 1 


Weir John, 157 High st 

Weir John, gardener, Robertson 8tewart 

hospital, High st 
Weir, Mrs M, 83 Barone rd 
Weir Martha, 27 Argyle st 
Weir, It, 13 Argyle pi 
Weir Hobt, bootmaker, Montague st 
Weir Rbt., carter, 4 Mountpleasant rd 
Weir Wm, Weirholm, 23 Battery pi 
Weir Wm M, hairdres er, 3 Bridge st ; 

ho, Park pi 
White, Alex, 21 Russell st 
White J, 119 High st 
Whitecross Miss Jane,Argyle ter 
Whiteford. James, saddler, 29 High st ; 

res, 11 Columshill st 
Whiteford Jn , omp., 11 Columshill st 
Whiteford Rbt., photogapher, 23 Argyle 

st ; ho, 11 Columshillst 
Whiteford R, 5 Russell st 
Whiteford T, mason, IS Russell st 
Whiteford Miss, 112 High st 
Whitehead, Joseph, marine and motor 

engineer, 16 Watergate ; res, 2 Acad- 
emy ter 
Whitelaw Dvd., designer, Wyndham rd 
Whitelaw Geo, 31 Bridge st 
Whitelaw J as R., comp., 3 Mansfield pi 
Whitlaw Wm, butcher, 2 Ladeside 
Whitfield Mrs, 10 Mountstuart rd 
Whiteside Pir,musician, 77 Montague st 
Whiteside A, Mansefield pi 
Whyte Alex, 19 Russell st 
Whyte Daniel, 

Whyte Dune, gardener, 80 High st 
AVhyte Miss 19 Bishop st 
Whyte Robt. D., Town Clerk, Castle 

st; ho., 1 Elysium 
Whyte Tims., carter, Logie pi 
Whyte Wm., gas manager, High st ho, 

12 Wyndham rd 
Whyte , Daisy bank, Glebe lands 

Wilkie, Miss, 5 Mountstuart rd 
Wilkie, Hu., gas worker, 4 Mansefield p 
Wilkie Jms , joiner, 46 Ardbeg rd 
Williamson, Mrs Agnes, 19 Highst 
Williamson, Georg-, Park pi 
Williamson, Jiisses Grace and Marion, 3 

Ardbeg rd 
Williamson John, tailor, 23 Mill st 
Wilson. D., 11 the Terrace, Ardbeg 
Wilson Harry, sen, Barone rd 
Wilson, Harry, jn, oiganist, 4 Bishop st 
Wilson Misses Chapelhill ho. 
Wilson Mrs Grace, Argyle Boarding hse, 

('a 1 shaw, 11 Argyle pi 


Wilson Miss Helen S, 32 Battery pi 

Wilson, J, 27 Argyle st 

Wilson, Mrs, 16 King st 

Wilson Mrs, I M'Kinlay st 

Winton N, 4 King st 

Wise Alex, 5 Castle st 

Wood Donald. S3 Montague st 

Wood, James, 2 Hillhouserd 

Wood AThomson, agent, Hoyal bank, 

Victoria st; res, Ascog lodge 
Wood Robert H., tailor, Gowanfield pi 
Wren Mrs Oath., 70 Ardbeg rd 
Wright A., blacksmith, 70 Ardbeg rd 
Wright Alex., M A, schoolmaster, 25 

Ardbeg rd 
Wright John Yorville, Montford 
Wright Mrs Jms, 22 B Princes st 
Wright Miss Jane 17 Argyle pi 
Wright John, 5 Bridge st 
Wright Mrs, 13 Victoria st 
Wright Mrs, staymaker, 47 Argyle st 
Wyllie, John, 10 Watergate 
Wyper,Jchn, engineer, Argyll mansions, 
Wyper Kbt , E Princes st 

Yates Jms, tulor, Ardbeg rd 

Yates Walter, 39 Will sj 

Yeates Mrs J R, Gracefield, Crichton rd 

Young, Mrs Agnes, BallochKoy ho 

Young Mrs Helen, 73 Ardbeg rd 

Young, Jane, 15 Bridge st 

Young Robt, church officer, 20 Castle st 

Young R, L M S, Bishop st 

Young Wm, 36 E Princes st 

Young Miss, 2 Montford avenue 

Young Miss, Cro-mor, Ardbeg rd 

Young Mrs, 70 Ardbeg rd 

Young Miss, Hillfoot, Argyle st 

Young Mrs, 2 Admillan, Crichton rd 

Young Miss, Lilyoak ter 

Yuille Jame< T., heritor, Ardclutha, 

59 Crichton rd 
Yule, J. G., Hillhouse rd 


Parish of North Bute. 

(Including the Village of Pukt-Bannatyne.) 


Alexander, Arehd, Iona pi 

Alexander, Jms., carpenter and boatliii er, 
Marine pi; ho., Melbourne pi 

Alexander Jms, jun, seaman, Stewart st 

Alexander John, plumber, Iona pi 

Alexander, John, yachlmaster, Hawthorne 

Alexander, miss Sarah, fruitei er and con- 
fectioner, Inveryne pi 

Anderson John. Gladstone pi 

Annand Miss, Sardinia pi 


Baird Dvd, retird shoemaker, Rosebery pi 

Barr Peter, cook, New Hafton pi 

Black capt, Dugald. Lamont pi 

Blaikie Miss, schoolhouse, Kildavanan 

Boag, Wm., fanner, Airdsealpsie 

Bowie, James, dentist, Iona pi 

Brown Archd, baker, Bay view 

Brown, Arch., Victoria pi 

Brown Duncan, Strone view 

Brown, Mrs Isabella, baker, Ardenlea 

Brown, John, gardener, Karnes bank 

Brown Thos, Inveryne pi 

Brownie, Wm, Gladstone pi 

Biuce, George, gardener, Marine rd 

Buchanan, M. R. Gray, Ettrickdale. 


Calder James, contractor. Marine rd 
Cameron, John Royal Hotel, Shore st 
Campbell. Alex, Appin villa 
Campbell, Mrs .Marion, Glenlee 
Campbell Mrs John, Sardinia pi 
Campbell, John B. chemist, Castle st 
Carmichael, Wm., farmer, Craigbevoch* 
Carrie, Mrs Clara, Ulva pi 
Clark. Mrs Dug. , Salisbury pi 
Clark James, Stratford point 
Clews Mrs David, Ulva pi 
Connell Dan, ploughman, Kildavannan 
Cook Lachlan, clerk, Iona pi 
Craig Robt, Inveryne pi 
Leitch, Mrs James, Lome pi 
Crawford, Mrs Margt., Crown Hotel 
Crawford Andw., Port-Bannnatyne Inn 
Crawford, John, farmer, Acholter 

Crichton Alex, fishermon, (iovandale pi 
Crosher Jno, Laurel villa, Pointhouse cres 
Currie, Duncan, contractor. Marine rd 
Ciirrie, Miss Jane, Post Office, Melbournepl 
Currie, John, Garbrook villa 
Currie John, Marine rd 
Currie, Miss Margt, Iona pi 
Currie Robert carriage hirer. 


Dallas Wm., baker, Ardenlea 
Dickie, Arch. C, grocer, Victoria pi 
Dickie , John, farmer, Cranslagvourity 
Dowder Hugh, plonshman, Edinmore 
Dunbar Brothers, farmers, E St Colmac 
Duncan, Mrs Clias., farmsr, Little Kilmory 
Duncan, Chas. MeK.. salesman, Woodend 
Duncan, Mis, Daniel, Woodend 
Duncan Ninian, farmer, Little Kilmory 
Duncan, Robert, farmer, Kilwhinleck 
Dunn, George, gardener. Mason's land 
Dunn, John, Kingston p 


Edmund, R, earver, Victoria pi 
Ewing, Mrs M., Inveryne pi 


Fairgrieve Dvd, boilermaker, Govanda pi 
Jardine Wm, Church officer, Salisbury pi 
Frame. David, grieve, S St Colmac 
Fyfe, Chas, carpenter, Ebenezer pi 
Fyfe, John, boatbuilder, Ardmalelsh 


Garden Jos, postman, Royal pi 

Gardner Alex, Govandale pi 

Gibson Andrew, ploughman, Ballycurrie 

Gibson, Chas., shopman, Castle st 

Gourlay, sirs Catn., Pointhoase cres 

Grffon Jane, Lome pi 

Gunn Geo., 58 Marine rd 



Haddow Miss, Hydropathic cot 
Halliday, Georgeju.ii, merchant, George pi 
Hamilton John. Inveryne pi 
Hamilton, Mrs Robt., Roselea 
Hardie, Robert, merchant, Castle st 
Harper, Alex. 11., Pier ter 
Harvey, Tom, farmer, Shalunt 
Henderson Wm., jnn., Old Hafton pi 
Henderson Mrs Win., Govandale pi 
Hogarth, Arch., yachtmaster, Bayview 
Hogarth, John, fisherman, St. Ninian's 
Hogarth. Mrs Male, grocer, Marine rd 
Howatt Jas C, 58 Marine rd 
Hunter, Miss, Springwell pi 
Hyndman,Robt. .labourer, Mcikle Kilmory 
Hunter, John, farmer, Stuck 
Hunter, Wm., farmer. Upper Ettrick 
Hutton George B, Silverburn, Creek drive 
Hutchison, Alex, Appin villa 

Jamieson John, Melbourne pi 
Jamieson Mgs, mate, "Vigilant," Appin vil 
Jenkins, Donald, gamekeeper, Craigandun 
Johnston James, Castle st 
Johnstone, John, Govandale pi 


Kean, Miss Helen, Pointhouse Cres 
Keith Miss Cath., grocer, Inveryne pi 
Keith, Duncan, Ehenezer pi 
Keith, Mrs Mary Castle st 
Kelso Miss, Pointhouse cres 
Kennedy, Wm, ploughman, Kilmichael 
Killock, Miss, Pointhouse crescent 
Kinnie Mrs, West End house 
Kirkwood, Miss Jessie, Stonefield 

Leitch, Miss, Shore st 

McPhail Mrs, Marinerd 

Linden James. 4 Stewart st 

Loch G Oliver, registrar, Marine rd; res, 

Kenmore, Pointhouse cres 
Loch, Mrs James, 2 Stewart st 
XiOch, Wm, boatman, West End house 
Loch Miss, Royal pi 
Lochhead. Thos, Kildavannan farm 
Lyon Dugald, joiner, Springwell pi 
Lyon, George, farmer, Drumachloy 


Malcom, Agnes, George's pi 

Malcom Archibald, joiner a»d DO'etbuilacr, 

Shore st; ho Sandringlu.iii ter 
Malcom, James. carpenter, Rosebery pi 
Malcom James P., farmer, Edinbeg 
Malcom, Miss Mary, Castle st 
Malcom, Robt., carpenter. Albion pi 
Marshall, Miss Grace, Alpine vil 
Martin, Arch, engineer, Scarrel 
Martin John. Tinhantraigh 
Martin, John, jun., farmer, Scalpsie 
Meldrum, Mrs, 41 C:istle st 
Meldrum John, Edinmore 
Middleton John, car driver, Lome pi 
Miller, Hugh, farmer, Inchmarnock 
Miller John S, George's pi 
Montgomerie Alex., farmer, Auchenteerie 
Montgomerie, Hugh, Buchingham ter 
Morrison, Miss Janet C, Melbourne pi 
Morrison, Mrs, farmer, Rulliecheddan 
Morrison, Mrs, Lome pi 
Muir, Miss, Pier ter 
Middleton. James, farmer, Milton 
Munn Misses, Ardenlea 
Munsie, Mrs, Lome pi 
Murray Mrs Agne6, Shore st 
Murray, Alex Govardaiepl 
Murray, Miss, Stonefield 
Myles Mrs, Wester Karnes 
Mylne Mrs Alfred, Ponoma ho 

Lamont, Miss Annie, TIghantraigh 
Lamont, Mi's Cath., Hafton pi 
Lamont Wm D, Fir Cliff 
Lamont, Jas., fencer, Cuilnashamrag 
Lamont, Jn. M'N., writer, Fern bank 
Lamont John, Cuilnashamrag 
Lawrie, Lewis, residenter, Inveryne pi 
Leitch, Colin, Shore st 



McAlister, Mrs, farmer Meikle Kilmtiy 
McArthur, Mrs John D., Straad 
McArthur Mrs Marion, Melbourne pi 
McArthur, Robt, fishermen, Ballycurrie sh 
McArthur Mrs, Ballycurrie shore 
McArthur, Thos. .fisherman, Ballycurrie sh 
McCallum, Colin, Upper Ardroscadale 
McConnechy, Hnry, farmer, Largivrechtan 
McDermid, Henry, labourer'Angus pi 
McDermot Chas, painter, Ettrick bank 
McDonald, Dugald., farmer, Auchavoulalg 
McDonald Ronald, 8 Burnside avenue 
McDonald Wm., woodman, Cuilnnshamrag 


McDougall, Dun., Castle st 

McDougall, Jas., fisherman, Straad 

McDougall, Miss, dairy. Castle st 

McDougall, Thomas, fisherman, Straad 

McDougall, Wltr., fisherman. Bally curriesh 

McDougall, Wm., fisherman, Ballycurrie sh 

McFarlane Chns, farmer, Cranslagmory 

Macfie, M, farmer, Mid Pari, Inclvmarnoek 

McFie Duncan, gardener, Karnes castle 

Macfie, Hugh's heirs, farmer, Ballycaul 

Macfie, John, farmer, Lower Ettrick 

McGlashan Dug , yachtmaster. Stonefield 

McGregor, mis Eliz., Pointuouse cres 

McGregor Mrs, Sardinia pi 

Mcllraith, Mrs, Ediua villa 

MTntosh, Pom., Pointhouse cres 

Mclnfyie Andrew, farmer. Glen more 

Mclntyre Alex., farmer, Dunalunt 

Mclntyre, Arch, farmer, Ballanlay 

Mclctyre Mrs Don,, Lome pi 

Mclntyre John, engineer, Pointhouse cres 

McKinnon Arch, Angus pi 

McLean Dugald, farm manager, Mechnoch 

McKay Mrs John, farmer, Barone Park 

McKay Mrs, 1 Stewart st 

McKcchnie, John, Govandale pi 

McKenzie cadt. R. Angus pi 

McKellar John, fisherman, Straad 

McKellar Mrs Peter. Rhoda 

MeKenzie Miss. Stella Maris 

McKinnon Mrs Charles, Buckingham ter 

McKinnon Mrs, Quay st 

McKirdy Gilbert, carter, Angus pi 

McKirdy Peter, Ardmalish cot 

McKirdy Wm, Straad 

McLean, Hugh, Castle st 

McLean Lach., farmer, Cranslagloan 

McManus, Thomas, golf course keeper, 

McMillan Duncan, joiner, Inveryne pi 
McMillan mts James, Burnside ave 
McMillan, Peter, retired, Pointhouse cres 
McMillan sirs Sarah. Angus pi 
McPhail John, motorman, Buckingham te i 
McPhail, Mrs Mary. Iona pi 
McQueen. Andrew, carpenter, 26 Castle st 
McQueen Neil, labourer, Brown's land 
MeVicar John, Kilmichael 



Neill John, Gleniea 
Niven lames, Ulva pi 

ROBERTSON Arch. , tramway manager, 

Robertson Jas, Marine rd 
Robertson Jas. , miller, Greenan 
Rohertson Robt . Greenan farm 
Rodger Miss, Rose cot 
Rodger Wm., saddler, Bannatyne Mains rd 
Rodger, mis, Bannatyne Mains road 


Salmon urs, Govandale pi 
Semple J. C, chemist, Lamont pi 
Sharp, Daniel, surfaceman. Iona pi 
Shaw Daniel, blacksmith, Straad 
Shaw Neil, blacksmith, Castle st 
Shaw Neil, ploughman, Edinmore 
Shearer Jas., yachtmaster, Quay st 
Simpson, Mrs and Hugh, farmers, West St 

Simpson John, farmer, Mid St Colmac 
Sinclair, Dugald, seaman, Inveryne pi 
Skinner H, constable, Lome pi 
fsmart A, gamekeeper, Karnes Castle 
Smart James, Royal pi 
Smith mis Georgina J, Sardinia pi 
Smith mis. Creek drive 
Smith John, blacksmith, Ettrick 
Stalker Gilbert, teacher, Lamont pi 
Stalker Gilb , yachtmaster, Lamont pi 
Stevenson mis Janet, farmer, Kilbride 
Stewart Alex & Robt., farmes, Nether 

Stewart, Arch,, blacksmith, New Hafton pi 
Stewart Mrs Mary, Nether Ardroscadale, Wm, church officer, Glenlec 
Stewart, Wm.. Marine rd 
Stewart Mrs, Cuilnashamrag 
Stirling hobt, Angus pi 
Summers, Archd, Melbourne pi 
Sutherland Ueo.,Ebenezer pi 
Sutherland John gardener, Iona pi 
Symons Benjamin, Ardentigh 

Paterson Mrs, Marine 
Paton Mrs, Victoria pi 
Pttrie, Tames, cabinetmaker, Govanda pi 


Taylor Mrs Jessie, baker, Iona pi 
Tennant, Andrew, 18 Victoria pi 
Thomson David, blacksmith, N Hafton pi 


Thomson, James, moulder, Govandale pi Welsh George, baker, Melbourne pi; ho, 
Thomson urs Margt. , Royal pi Beechbank, Bannatyne Mains rd 

Thomson iSTurss, Stewarthall Wilson James, contractor, Victoria pi 

Wotherspoon John, draper, I'lva pi 

W Y 

Waters mis Helen, Marine rd 

Phone, 255. "^ ^ "^j -^ £| 


Rothesay Steam Laundry, 


JOHN RANKINE - - Proprietor. 

Goods Called for and Delivered by the YellowVan ' 





ffclarriage anti Jfuneral ^ttntt'ng a Speciality. 

Remember Friends at a Distance 

Wi t Ja. 

S€0T8 S§lflIIli 

"Worked in Buteshire Heather and other "Wild Flowers. 



Parish of King'arth. 

Including the Village of Kilchattan Bay). 

A E 

Allan James, Albert place, Kilchattan Bay Esplin W. T., registrar, Kiln villa, K B 
Anderson Alx., p c, Kingaith Police station 


Baillie Geo, farmer, Auchintore, Kilchattan 

Baillie Win., Culevine, Kilchattan Ba/ 
Bannatyne Mrs Bryce Kilchattan B%y 
Ballantyne Robert, Ascog bank 
Begg James, blacksmith, Kingarth 
Begg , gardener, Ascog bank 
Beith Miss J, Kilchattan Bay 
Bell Duncan, baker, Kilchattan Bay 
Bell M. jun., mason, Kilchattan Bay 
Black D, Windsor cot, Mountstuart 
Black Daniel, joiner, Kerrycroy 
Black Robert, roadman, Kilchattan Butts 
Blackwood Miss A, Kilchattan Bay 
Brisbane , Ascog hall 


Campbell Archd. Ascog 
Campbell A A (of Giffnock), Kilchattan By 
Campbell, Colin, farmer, Ascog 
Campbell Mrs Wm., Kilchattan Bay 
Christer Dvd., tilework labourer, Kil. Bay 
Clapperton W., traveller, Kilchattan Bay 
Connell Edward, traveller, Kilchattan Bay 
Cowie itev A R, U F Church, Ascog 
Cowie L., Mountstuart 
Crawford John., farmer, Little Kilchattan 
Crawford, Thos., farmer. Langalbuiuoch 
Crawford Wm., farmer, Langalchorad 
Crawford Wm., hotel keeper, Kingarth 


Farmer David, gardener, Millbank 
Ferguson David, farmer, Ardnahoe 
Ferguson Duncan, Piperhall 
Ferguson Dun. grain merchant, Kilchattan 

Ferguson miss K, Wee Bay, Kilchattan Bay 
Fleming Rbt, ssc, Oakfleld, Kilchattan B 
Fisher James, Kilchattan Bay 
Fisher Wm, postman, Kilchattan Bay 
Fraser Mrs A S, Kilchattan Bay 


Galbraith Miss E., Kilchattan Bay 
Gemmell Wm, farmer, Kerrytonlia 
Gill Hugh, labourer, Kilchattan Bay 
Gill James, Kingarth 
Gillespie W., Gilroy, Kilchattan By 
Gilmour Thomas, tilemaker, Kilchattan By 
Gordon Robt., gamekeeper, Mountstuart 
Grade Wm, Home farm, Mountstuart 


Hall Jas, vineries, Ascog 
Heron mis Michael, Mountstuart 
Hitishilwood J, Ascog cot 

Jamieson J, Burnside, Ascog 

Jardine mis, Balmory 

Johnston Alex, joiner, Mountstuart 


Davis Miss Jeanie, Kilchattan Bay 
Dean Adam, quarryman, Kilchattan Bay 
Galbraith John, Kilchattan Bay 
Dott Angus, Culevin 
Duncan Miss Bella., Kilchattan Bay 


Keith Mrs Dan., Mountstuart cott 
Keith Duncan, Mountstuart cots 
Kelso Malcolm, Kilchattan Bay 
McKay Chas., tailor, Klchattan Bay 
McKay Robert, farmer, Bruchag 
McKay mis Robert, Kilchattau Bay 


Limont Andrew, joiner, Mewfarm 
Lamont Jas.moiecatcher, Kilchattan Butt 
Lawson John, St Blane's hotel 
Lucas Jas, teacher, Kilchattan Bay 


Middleton Angus, Newfarm 
Middleton Robert, Mountstuart 
Morrison .Tames, bakec, Kilchattan Bay 
Morrison John, Ashgrove, Kilchattan Bay 
Morrison John, fisherman, ,, 

Morrison, Robt, „ ,, 


McArthur A J, Kilch ittan Bxy 

MeArthur Donald, R H, K B 

Macbeth Miss Mary, Ard-Ascog 

McDermot D, Mountstuart 

McDougall Jn, fisherman, KB 

Macewen Mrs, South Garrachty 

McFarlane Mrs, St Margaret's, Ascog 

Macfie Alex, fencer, Kilchattan Butt 

Macfie Dan, jr, Kingarth 

Marfie, Dan, seaman, K B 

Macfie Robert, K B 

McKay Chas,. tailor, Kilchattan Bay 

McKay Wm., Ascog house 

McKellar Male, gamekeeper, Baramore 

Mclntyre Arch, K B 

McKenzie John, gardener, Stevenson home 

McLeod N., gardener, Milibank, Ascog 


Napier Wm, Kilchattan Bay 

Potts Donald, Kilchattan Bay 


Railway Convaalescent Home, Ascog 
Robertson Arch, farmer, Birgidale Knock 
Robertson James, Kilchatian Bay 
Robertson R., Kilchattan Bay 
Rose Mrs David, Newfarm 

Shaw Arch, ploughman, Kerrytonlia 

Shelds Jas., engineer, Mountstuart 

Smith, Mrs Millbrae, Ascog 

Speirs Mrs, Piperh;ill 

Steel Robert, tilework lab., Kilchattan Bay 

Stewart Rev Daniel, M, \., Manse 

Stewart Thos., farmer, Ascog 

Stewart Win., woodm m, Kilchattan Bay 

Stuart John, Marquis of Bute, Mount 

Stuart House 
Swan George, Glencoe, Ascog 

Thomas John, trapper. Kilchattan Bay 
Townsley Rev J, M A. Kilchattan Bay 


Walker T, Kilchattan Bay 

Wallace Dan, gamekeeper, Piperhall 

Wilson Hugh, Kerrycroy 




Estimates Furnished on Application. 
All Orders Punctually Attended to. 






Fraser R. W. , 73 Victoria st 
Loch, Geo. O., alaa, 20 Castlehill st 
Miller, Peter, C4., IS Watergate 
M'Bain, AG c a, 43 Watergate 
Mackinnon Jnis, cra, n Albert pi 
Montgomerie, Ach.. 11 Albert pi 
Patepson James, fsaa, fcis, Public 
Auditor), IS Castle st 

iErated Water Manufacturers 
Cunningham & Co., Palace bldgs 


DewaP, Duncan, 15 Castle st 
McKinlay, Andrew M., 6 Castle st 
Mclantoek, George M., High st 

Montg-omerie, Frank, Albert pi 
McKendriek, Walter, 47 Watergate 

Bapp George G, 30 Montague St and 

25 E Princes st 
Bpown Archd 15 Tower st 
Pick. Campbell S, 69 Montague st 
Co-operative Soc. 5$ E Princes st 
I'amont, John, 19 Gallowgate 
Morris, James, 72 Victoria st 
Muip, Cbarles, 17 High st, 17 Argyle st 
McNieol, James, 87 Montague st 
McNieol, Neil, 81 High st 
Robertson, John, 11 E Princes st 

Billiard Rooms 
Lawrie, John M, Gallowgate 


Allen David. 45 High st 


BaiPd, Andrew B., 113 High st 
M' Bride, Robert, John st 
Shaw Daniel, Croft lane 
Watson D & Sons , 11 Castle st 

Boarding Houses and Camps 

Academy Terrace— Miss Stewart 
Apdwell, Craigmore— Mrs Renwick 
Apdyne-Elysium, Craigmore 

Apgyle Boarding House, 11 Argyle p 

— Mrs Wilson, proprietrix 
Aseog Hall— C. M. Brisbane 
Bpeadalbane, 1 Mountstuart rd— A 

Neilson Fyf e 
Carndhu, 6 Battery pi-Mrs M'Leod 
Co-Opepatlve Camp, Canada Hill 
Craigmore Hotel and Pension— Mrs 

Faipfield, Craigmore— sirs Campbe 
Cpaigmope House, near Pier— Areh 

B Terris 
Cpaig-nethan, Craigmore, Miss Kerr 
Cpaigiiea, Ardbeg — Mrs McCord 
Delhi House, 19 Craigmore road- 
Messrs Johnston & Plumpton. 
Empire, 5 Battery pi — Mrs Bain- 
Gpeenbank, Ardbeg, Mrs Dr Reid 
Helenslea, Crichton road — Misses 

Ivy House, A M Boyd, 8 Argyle pi 
Madpas House, 16 Craigmore rd 

J F Johnston 
Pension Craigmore— S Blaikey 
Roekby, Elysium— Campbell 
Roekvale -Clifton, Arsyle ter— 

Miss M'Neill 
St Margarets, 2 Royal ler— Mrs M 

Peacock 'Phone, 46 

Tig-hnamapa^rdbeg-C M Reitzler 
Wavepley, Argyle st— Mrs Johnston 
"Whitehouse, 19 Battery pi— Sweet 
Windsor Boarding House, 27 Bat 

tery pi— Mrs Jean Bird 
Woodbank, 38 Ardbeg rd— Misses 

Y W C A, 20 Battery pi 

Boat Builders 

Cooke Wm, , High st 
Dewap Francis, Church lane, High sfc 
M'Faplane, George, Mill st 
Taylor Jas., Ladeside 

TRADERS- Rothesay. 

Boat Hirers 

Campbell John, E- Princes st 
Dewap, Francis, Esplanade , 
Fpeekleton John, Esplanade 
Knox, Duncan, Albeit pi 
McFarlane, George, Esplanade 
Mclvep, Jas., West Bay 
Scott W, West bay 
Symes, West Esplanade & Craigmore pr 
Taylop, Jas, Esplanade 
Weir, Ardbeg 

Booksellers, Newsagents, 
Stationers, &c 
Buchanan Andrew, 49 Montague st 
Clay, T. M., 11 Victoria st 
Cpaig-head Mrs, Guildford sq 
Davie, John M, 8 fridge-end st 
Dougall J S., 21 Victoria st, and 33 

Duncan, Miss, Argyle st 
Faiplie W, 58.} High st 
Lyle, Miss 1 Montague st 
Mackle William, 22 Mill st 
M'Nicol Miss, 6 Bishop st 12 Albert pi 
Robertson, Marion, 45 High st 
Sinclair, T & M, E. Princes st 
Stewart, Misses M. & F., 80 Ardbeg 
Watepson, Mrs, Montague st 

Boot and Shoemakers 

Dick, R & J, Ltd., 44 Montague st 
Edwards E, 75 Ardbeg id 
Greenlees & Sons, Montague st 
Houston John, 12 Mill st 
Lochhead J, 6 Bridgend st 
Murdoch Angus, 24 Watergate 
McKay , 5 W Princes st 
McPherson Donald, 18 Bridge st 
M'Stay Joseph, 8 Ladeside 
Stead & Simpson, 99 Montague st 
Stewart, David, (late R. & J. Dick), 

105 Montague st 
Sweenie, J, til High st 
Thompeon, A R, 92 Montague st 
Weir. I, 71 Montague st 


Dewar Francis, Church lane, High st 
Faulds Win, 11 & 13 M st 
Morrell, John (second hand goods) 6 


Bone, Robert, Russell st 
Duncan James, 13 Mill st 
Hunter John R & Sons, Castle st 
Lyle, Robert, Townhead 

Cabinet Makers 

Dodds, John G, Colbeck pi 
Archer Samuel, High st 
Smith, James, 13 Bishop st 
Speirs, Chas S, Creek drive, Ardbeg 

Carriage Hirers 
Martin, J. & A., Chapelhill id; Call 

Office, 20 East Princes st 
Martin Brothers, 35 Watergate 
M'Garrity Win. 21 East Princes st 
M'Kirdy & M'Millan, East Princes st 
Pullen Charles J, 21 Bridge st 
M'Kellar Capt, Craigmore pier 
Tramway Company 

Rothesay and Glasgow— 
Birnie, Wm., 100 Montague st ; Glas- 
gow — 37 Mitchell st, & 31 Hutchison st 

M'Crilp, Daniel, 3 Tower st ; Glasgow 
— 84 Virginia st. , 104 E. Howard st. 
and 17 Miller st 

Rothesay, Port-Bannatyne and 


Faulds, W. Mill st 
Meikle & McKellar, Quay 
M'Gilp Daniel, 3 Tower st 
Shaw & Gillies, Quay 

Carting Contractors 

Faulds W, li Millst 
Meikle & MeKellar, Quay 
Mackirdy Taggart, 34 Bishop st 
Shaw cfc Gillies Quay 

Kirkwood, David, 111 High st 
McBride James, John st 
Morrison Robert, 18 Mill st 
Robertson, John, Watergate 

Chemists and Druggists 

Hicks Geo & Son, 1 Victoria st 
Lyle, Wm, 13 E Princes st 
Meldrum Wm., 43 Victoria st, and 

Tait Barbara, 94 Montigue st 
Wilkie Chas, 20 Argyle st. 'Phone 168 

Drug stores. 
Hunter's Photo store, 19 Bridgend st 
Roebuck C W, 19 Columshill st 

Chimney Sweepers 

The Slaters and 
Miller Wm., 13 Stewart st 
Semple James K, 2 Minister's brae 

•v »• 

T LIADERS— Rothesay. 

China & Earlhenware Dealers 
Davie John M, 6 Bridgend st 
McNab J W & Sons, 1 Albert pi 
McRae, J, 29 Gallowgate & 107 Mon- 
tague st 

Coal Merchants 

Andrews J. Church lane, High st 
Dixon, Wm., Limited, 13 King st 
Gillies John, Bridgend st 
Halliday George Ltd., Stuart st 
Hogarth. John, Venetzia, Argyle pi 
Mackirdy Taggart, 38 Bishop st 
Sturgeon, Robert, 20 Mill st 
Todd John B, 25 Bridge st 


The Grocers and 

Allan, Mrs E. R., 63 Victoria st 
Biagioni F, 56 and 58 High st 
Biagioni P, 38 Montague st 
Bonaccopsi, 21-23 Watergate st" 
Buchanan, I. & M., Victoria st 
Cameron Ewan, 9 Gallowgate 
Cornelli, Montague st, Dean Hood pi, 

Gallowgate & Victoria st 
Dobbie. Miss J., the Pier 
Hunter, 15 Mill st 
Ferrari , 13 Tower st 
Haig, Mrs, Kiosk, Meadows 
Lawson Mrs, 17 Victoria st 
McColl R S, 3 Victoria st 
M'Dougall Robt, 6 Argyle st 
McGhee Robt, 22 Bishop st 
Mc Vicar, Miss, 21 West Princes st 
Parkhill Miss, 15 Gallowgate 
Reid, Alfred, 5 VI ill st 
•Stewart. Mrs Bridgend st 
Suffpedini G, 11 High st & 26 E Prin- 
ces st 


Halliday, George, Limtd, Rothesay 
Pier builders. General Contractors 
and Contractors for Tar Macadam 
roadways and pavements 

Cycle and Motor Agents 
and Repairers 

Aird, David, 1 Mill st 
Calden Brothers, 91 Montague st 
Gillies John, 45 Montague ^t 
Thorn Alex, & Co, 22 Bridge st 

Dairy Keepers, Arc. 

Buttercup Dairy Co., Montague st 
Callan, Mrs, E Princes st 
Laidlaw Mrs, U Bishop st 
Lauder Mrs, Carlton Cafe\ 19 Argyle st 
Love, Miss, 3 Dean Hood pi & Bridgend s 
Maypole Dairy Co.. 56 Montague st 

Mc Doug-all Miss, 1 Gallowgate 
McDuff.rms T, 4 E Princes st 
M'Feafc John, 14 W Princes st 
McMillan Mrs, 10 Tower st 
McMillan John, Watergate 
Stone, Mrs Joseph, 2 Columshill st 
Shaw, Miss Jean, Croft, 97 High st 
Young", Miss 13 Wyndham rd 


Gordon T, Gartmore. 28 Argyle st 
Mclllpaith, James R., Edina villa, 

Thomson E Purvis, lds., RCS, Edin, 

1 Argyle pi 


Brown A & Son, 31 & 33 Montague st 
Caldwell Brothers, 1 and 2 Albert st 

and 13 Montague st 
Hill Mrs Susan, 78 Montague st 
Lauder, Misses J & A,88"Montague st 
Lauder, Rbt., 9 W Princes st, & Albert p 
Miller & Co., 48 Montague st 
Muip, Wm. C, 19 Montague st 
M 'Arthur, Peter, Albert pi 


Fpaekleton, Misses, Ornatus ter 
Henderson Miss, Bute mansions 
Haig, Miss, Seabank buildings 
Higgle, Miss H M, 20 Bridge st 
Pinkerton Miss, Columshill st 

Dyers and Cleaners 

Castlebank, 48 & 53 Montague st 
Pullaps, 6 Dean Hood pi 


MoFie, Miss Mary, 23 High st 

Maitland Geo, 7c Bridgend st 
McNab J W .fe Sons, 24 Watergate 
Graham, Jas, 9 Montague st 
Thom A & Co, 22 Bridge st 

Engineers (Motor) 

Thom A & Co, 22 Bridge st 
Yates Brothers, Chapelhill rd 


Ardbeg . . . . Mrs Alex Currie 

Ashtield . . . J M Baxter 

Bogany . . . . A & J Bodys 

Crossbeg .. Duncan Currie 

Eastlands . . Archie M'Gil vary 

Gartnakailly .. Andrew T Ritchie 
Kncckanreoch and 

Larkhall . . John M'Millan 

TRADERS— Rothesay 

Little Grenach 
Little Barone 
Lochly . . 
Meikle Grenach . 

Jas M'Intyre 
Wm C Millar 
Peter Canning 
Malcolm McPhee 
W Craig 
Mrs John Currie 
Mi-sT. H. Harvey 

Rothesay Firewood Co, 48 Min s t 

Fish Curers 
Bapp, Peter &, Sons, Ltd., Watergate 

and 76 High st 'Phone, No. 169 
Slaven John S, West Castlp st 
Tweedley John, 17 Stuart st 


Jeffrey, A & L, 117 Montague st & 

Tower st 
Slaven, J S, 22 High st and 61 Mon 

tag ue st 
Smith, John, 35 Victoria st 
Thorbupn, John, 18 W, Princes st, 


Anderson, John D, Albert pi 
British and Argentine Meat Coy, Mon- 
tague st 
Brownlie Wm., Watergate 
Crawford Brothers, 19 Gallowgate 
CuPPie John, 115 Montague st 
Currie, Duncan, 3 Bishop st 
Eastman's Limited, 57 Montague st 
Grunt ,19 Watergate 
Harvey, R, 23 Montague st 
Jones John, 89 High st 
M'Intype Jas & Son, ^1 Montague 
Squair, Wm. H., 5 Gallowgate 
Wilkinson James, 99 High st 

Florists, Nurserymen, Seeds- 
men, and Market Gardeners. 
Finlayson Ed, Nursery, Crichton id 
Hall James, Vineries, Ascog 
Lister, Alex., Meadowbank, Barone r 

shop, 11 High st 
McEwan D, Eden pi, High st 
M'Laren, John. Braeside 
McRae, Eden Nurseries, High st ; and 

Earl Park Gardens, Ardbeg rd 

Fruiterers and Greengrocers 

Beattie Miss M., 9 Argyle st 
Beveridge J . 20 Tower st 
Burgoyne, Mrs, 95 Montague st 
Currie, Miss, 15 Argyle st 
Inglis James, 6 Gallowgate 
Lawson Mrs, 17 Victoria st 
Lister Miss, High st 
M'Donald * Hannay, 25 Gallowgate 

M'Dougall Miss, 1 Gallowgate 
Macintyre, M. & E., Wyndhamroad 
M'Nicol, Miss, E. Princes st 
Rankin, Misses. Albert pi 
Slaven, James, 10 W. Princes st 
Slaven, Jessie, Stuart st 
Swan George, 79 Montague st 

Gentlemen's Outfitters. 

Bupgoyne Wm. , 85 Montague st 
Meikle Helen, Victoria st 
McKay Charles, Victoria st 
McLachlan. John, 67 Montague st 
Ppentice George, 25 Victoria st 


Muppay D. C. & Co., 86 Montague st 
also several Painters and Joiners. 

Grain, Seed and Potato Mer- 
chants and Manure Agents 

Fishep, James, King st, W Castle st <fc 

King's Mill, Mill st 
Ferguson Duncan, 10 King st 
McEwan. Duncan, 6S High st 
Stewart Robert, John st 

Grocers and Provision 

(Licensed marked I). 
Barclay Mrs Margt.,Wyndham rd 
Paxter, John M., 19b Argyle st 
Bryee Alex.. Barone rd 
Brown, Mrs Alex. 34 Columshill st 
Oallan, Geo. M., 21 E Princes st 
Cameron Ewan, 9 Gallowgate 
Cooper & Co's Stores Limited, 14 High 

st & 24 Montague j 
Cunningham And, 47 Victoria st 
Cunningham. Danl, 81 Montague st- 
Cuppie, Miss, 14 Castle st 
iEdgar Walter, 2 Castle st 
Findlay. Wm., 137 High st 
Finlay, Peter, Wyndham rd 
ZFupniss , 8 W Princes s; 
Hamilton, Andrew, 2 Bridge-end st 
Harvey mis B , 27 Mill st 
IHolt Jas, Columshill st 
Inglis James, 6 Gallowgate 
Laidlaw Mrs, 11 Bishop st 
Lam on t Daniel jun, 92 High st 
Lipton, Ltd., Montague st 
/Maitland. Joseph, 02 Montague st 
Maltman, Tom, Mill st 
^IWillav, Mrs Andrew M., 1 Argyle st 
^Moodie George, 72 Ardbeg rd 
M'Callum, mis Neil, 96 Montague st- 
Mcintosh Miss Nellie, 73 High st 
M'Kendrick, Mis-*, 39 Watergate 
Macklnnon John, 6 Montague st 
m'LeanChas., .Mill st 
McNata Hamilton, 84 High st 

-V t 

TRADERS Rothseay. 

Sloan Mrs J, SS High st 
Ktone, Mrs Joseph, 2 Columshill st 
Stirrat Mr & Mrs, 8 Dean Hood pi 
ISwanston Arthur & Son, W Prin- 
ces st 
JUrquhart, J. A. & Son, 13 Argyle st 


Cameron, G O & Son., 51 Victoria st 
Dow & Son, 17 Watergate 
Lawson, Misses, 81 Victoria st 
Morrison, Arch., 90 Montague st 
M'Millan, Archd, 7 High st 
WeiP, WSI,3 Bridge st 

Hotel Keepers 

l Licensed 
iAPgyle, 27 Watergate Miss Grindley 
{Bute Arms, Guildford square— Wm 

Bute Temperance, Wst Princes street — 

James M'Millan 
Esplanade, Guildford square —J H 

Geopgre, Argyle st— Misses J & M Lyle 
Glenburn Hydro, Mountstuart rd 
Livingstonia, Guildford so-- J Blair 
/Lopne, Guildford square— John Lyle 
Madeira, 1 Tower st— T A Bradbury 
(Marine, Argyle st— John Blair 
Osborne,, 87 Victoria st— Mrs Pirie 
{Royal, Albert pi— Reston W 
{Victoria, 57 Victoria st— Juhn Blair 

House Agents and I actors. 

DewaP, Duncan, 15 Castle st 
Fisnep James, W. Castle st 
Miller, Robert C, Montague st 
Montgomerie, Arch , Albert pi 
M'Arthur, Peter, Albert pi 
Macbeth & Maelagan, Mount- 
M'Callum, John. Savings bank 
McKellar, capt Peter, Craigmore pier 
Mackinnon Jas , cra, li Albert pi 
Wilson, Alexander & Co., Castle 

House Furnishers 

Innes, M & G, 101 Montague st 
MoPPlson John, 14 Towor st 
M'Guire, Mrs, Russel st 
Robertson, Angus & Son, Bridgend st 

Insurance Agents 
Campbell, J. R . Clydesdale bank 
Fulton Wm, Castle st 
Grant, Wm., Watergate 

Higgie, George, 22 Bridge st 
Logan Hugh, 18 Ardbeg rd 
M'Kay, Chas. Jnn., 32 Castle st 
Mackinnon, George, Westwood 
Mackinnon James, c ra, Albert pi 
McVicap D, Bank of Scotland 
Montgomepie, Arch., Albert pi 
MeCallum, John, Savings bank 
Speips. Charles, Creek Drive, Ardbeg 
Tait M , Pearl, Bishop st 
Turner, Colin B., Craigmore 
Wilson, Alexander & Co., Castle st 
Wood A Thomson, Royal Bank 

Brown & Co., 43 Montague st 
Gillies John, 45 Montague st 
Laurio T., 31 Watergate 
Maitland George, 7c Bridgend st 
McNab J W & Sons, West Princes st 
McRae J., 107 Montague st 
Napier, Thomas, 68 Monta gue st 
gkl Bazaar, Montague st 


Bowman. Wm., 1 West Castle st 
Dob Die, Alex. , Bishop terrace br 
Dobbie & Macdonald, i Ladeside 
Dodds, John G, Colbeck pi 
Donaldson David, 22 Bridge st 
Holmes, John, 83 Montague st 
Johnstono Hugh, Mill st 
Morrison, Robert, Mill st 
McBpide, James, John st 
MeCallum & Son, 50 High st & Aid 

beg rd 
McNab, Alex. & Son, 24 Watergate st 
Robertson John, 33a Watergate 
Smith James, 13 Bishop st 
SpeiPS, Chas. S., Creek drive, Ardbeg 
Taylor, Edward, Kerrycruisach 

Ladies' & Children's Outfitters 

Astle, Mrs, 100 Montague st and 1 & 2 

Dean Hood si 
Finlay, Miss, 93 Montague st 
Freekleton, Misses, Ornatus ter- 
race, Ardbeg 
Heaton Miss Marion, 75 Montague so 
Hill Mrs, 85 Montague st 
Hogg, Mrs, 15 Argyle st 
Johnston G & A, 67 Victoria st 
Johnston Bishop st 

Lauder Misses J.&A 8b M -ntague st 
Lauder. Robert, 7 Albeit pi 
Millep & Co., 53 Montague st 
McAPthup, Miss, 69 Victoria st 
McConnell C. & Co., 21 Montague st 
McConnell & McApthy, 59 Mon- 
tague st 
Macphepson Miss F, ih Gallowgai e 

TRADERS— Rothesay 

Maemillan's, 7 & 18 Argyle st ; 

'Phone No., 92 
Mactavish, miss, 53 Victoria si 
Ralston, Mrs, 9a Gallowgate 
Whiteford, Miss, 3 Dean Hood pi 


Johnstone Miss, 25 Barone rd 

Eichmond Park,cambusi a ng, 

Bute Agency, 16 West Princes street 
Rothesay Steam Laundry-36 Bridge 

st — John Rankine, prorpietor 
Symes, R, 85 High st 


Clay, T. M., 11 Victoria st 
Stewart Institute, Montague st 

Lime Merchant 

Mackirdy, X., 34 & 38 Bishop st 


Fisher, James, the King's Mill, Mill st 


Astle, Mrs, 100 Montague st 
Caldwell Brothers, 13 Montague st 
McConnell, & Co., 21 Montague st 
Macpherson, Miss, ih Gallowgate 
Mactavish Miss. Victoria st 
Paterson, J., 31 Victoria st 

Music Sellers 

Caldep, Limited, 10 Montague st 

Ne wspaper Correspondents 
and Advertising Agents 

Ewing, A., Buteman Office 
Fleming Gavin. Express office 
Higgie, Geo., Directory and Guide Office 
Mackenzie, M., Express Office 
Stevenson Charles W. Buteman office 


Vogt Wm & Son, 19 High st 

Canning Jas & Son, John st 
Ferguson Alex., 7 Bridgend st 
Murray, D. C. & Co., 86 Montague st 
Stark John, jun., Chapelhill rd 
M'Fie, Dugald H., 65 High st 
Stewart W. & G., 22 W Princes st 
Stewart J B & Son, 26 Watergate 


Innes, George, W. Castle st 



Adamson & Son, 23 Argyle 

Bell J H, Dean Hood pi 
Rodger, David, 9 Victoria st 
Sweet, Charles & Son., 19 Battery pi 

Duncan, Matthew & Co., Ladeside 
McQuistin John & Co, John st 

Picture Houses. 

De Luxe, off West Princes st 
Palace, East Princes st 
Waverley, Montague st West 


Chisholm Wm, nr Fountain, Ardbe 
Crulckshanks, John, 49 High 
Cunningham, Daniel, 17 Bridgend st 
Duncan Alex, 10 Watergate 
Gilchrist, Robt, 13 the Terrace 
Miller Jas & Son, Columshill st 
Napier. Thomas, 68 Montague st 
Morrison, Bros., 33 Watergate 
Peacock, A R., 23 High st 


1— Stewart, John, Hillhouse id 
2— McLean Angus, High st 
3- M'Donald, Jas., 3 Russell st 
5— M'Lachlan Francis, Columshill st 
6 — Dalgleish John, Castle st I >' 
7 — James M'Dougall. Roslin pi 
8— William Rippie, 
9 — Patrick Shields, 55 Montague st 
10— Maitland John, 9 Mill st 

Alexander John, 32 Castle st 
Currie Wm, 3 Union st 
Curry H, Eden pi 
Ferguson, J., Argyle pi 
Jamieson Robt, 20 Bishop st 
Kean, Colin, 11 Mansefield pi 
Leitch, Colin, Port- Banna tyne 
Monechan T, Ardbeg rd 
Mutch, John W., 66 Montague st 
M Arthur, E., 94 High st 
M'Farlane, R , Argyle st 
M'Gilvary H, 14 HilJhouserd 
M'Lellan, M., 27 Argyle st 
M'Nab, Russell, 32 Bishop st 
Nicholson Robt., 20 Bridge st 
Perston Gavin, 5S Ladeside st 
Robertson, John, 1 Columshill pi 
Smith, Arch,, Croft lodge 
Stewart J, Serpentine rd 

"r > 

TRADERS— Kothesay. 

Potted Meat Maker. 
Ferguson, Mrs 21 Gallowgate 

Poulterers, &c. 

Jeffrey, A & L, 5 Tower st 
sslaven J S,22 High st 61 Montague st 
Smith John, 35 Victoria st 
Thorburn, John, W, Princes st 

Printers and Publishers 
Buteman Ltd., 10 Castle st— Cha-j M 

Stevenson, manager 
Higgle & Co., 22 Bridge st 

Bonnie Scotland s Resorts 

Belcija Skotlando 

Boni Shetland 

Bate County Directory 

The Coast Guide 

La Knamieg'o de la Nacioj 

Scottish Scenery 

Scots at Haute and Abroad 
Mackenzie M& Son , Express office, 10 

Montague st 

Quarry Masters 
Halliday, George, Limited, Long Hill 
Quarry. Office— Sawmills. Whin 
Sets, Kerb, Koad Metal, &c, &c 

Remnant Shops. 

McDonald Hugh, 52 High st 
Whiteford Miss, Dean Hood pi 

Restaurants and Tea Kooms. 
Allan, Mrs H- J., 03 Victoria st 
Barr, Miss, Bishop st 
Cuthill James, 3 Argyle st 
Buchanan, Malcolm. 27 Victoria st 
Buchanan, Misses I. & M, 15 Victoria st 
•Cottage Tea Rooms, Albert pi. 
Donaldson, David, 7 Bridge st 
Goldie Mrs, E. Princes st 
Heaton, W. H., Jun., 23 E Princes st 
Johnston, Daniel, 82 Montague st 
Kettledrum, Suffridini, E Princes st 
Kendall Sisters, 106 Montague st 
Lawson, Mrs, 17 Victoria st 
Leitch, Mrs Henry, Argyle st 
Moretti D, 16 E Princes st 
Morrie, James, 72 Victoria st 
Morrison Misses J& S, boulevard, 77 

Victoria st 
M'Millan Miss, E Princes st 
M'Neil Dougall, 15 Montague st 
M'Quistan Miss, Montague st 
Napier, W., "Royal," 111 Montague s 
Palaee, Palace buildings, E Princes s 
Royal Oak, Watergate— Mrs Carson 
Scott, Miss, E Princes st 
Stewart Institute, Montague st 



Livingstone, Rich., 14 Castlehill st 
Whiteford Jas, 29 High st 

Saw Millers 

Halliday, George, Limited, Union st 
Home & Foreign Timber Merchants 

Kirkhope, Wm & Son, Townhead 

Sheet Metal Workers. 

Maitland Geo , 7c Bridge-end st 
McNab, John & Sons, 24 Watergate 

Shipping and Forwarding 

Halliday, George, Limited, Union st 
Roth, and 50 W ellington st,Glasgow 
Telegrams, "Halliday," Rothesay & 

Miller, R C & Son, Montague st 


Hyndman, James & Son, Colbeck pi 
Leckie, Wm. M., Bridge st 
MilleP, James & Son, nColumshill st 
Paterson Robert & Son, 50 High st 
Semple Jas K, 20 Mill st 

Spirit Merchants 

Licensed Hotel-Keepeps and 

Bell, Duncan, "Galatea" Bar, 3, 5 and 
7 Bridgend st 

Brown David, Black Bull, W Prnces st 

Brown, David M, High st 

Campbell, Arch, Tower & Castle hill 

Cpawfopd, Mrs Ida, 4 Bridgend st 

Dewar Charles, 8 Castle st 

Garthland T F, Castlehill st 

Gillies Neil, Guildford sq & Mon- 
tague st 

Heaton, James, 7 Victoria st 

Heaton, Robert, 12 E. Princes st 

Munro D, 70 Montague st 

M'Millan, Jas. S., E Princes st 

McRitchie Roderick, 20 Gallowgate 

O'Connor, Martin, 27 Gallowgate 

Fpeebaipn T, 3 Victoria st 

Robertson Wm., 25 High st 

TayloP D. M. , Tower st 

Watson John, Athletic Bar, Gallow 

Weir, Donald, 15 Stuart st 

TRADEKS— Kothesay. 

Steamboat Agents 

Meikle & M'Kellar (Williamson's) 
Mackircly Taggart, Bishop st 
Gillies Neil (Macbrayne's) 
Shaw & Gillies (Bute) 
Watson TM, (LN BR) 
Young J S, (L M S) 

Tailors and Clothiers 

Glen, T. F., 7 Bishop st 
Hunter R A, Palace buildings 
Johnston, James, 26 Montague st 
Miller, Robert C, 46 Montague st 
McKay, Charles, 39 Victoria st 
Prentice, George, 25 Victoria st 
Sutherland Donald, 10 Gallowgate 
Yates, Walter, 39a Mill st 


See Official List. 
Higgle, George, 22 Bridge st ; Deli, 
gito, Universala Esperanto Asocio 
Booth J Ingram, Park pic, Bridge st 
Christie Arthur S, Crichton id 
Dryden George, Argyle st 
Love And. K, 13 Mountstuart rd 
M'Kinlay Miss Marianne, Ferguson pi 

Hig-gle George, 22 Bridge st 

Spenee Geo, Swimming paths 

Barclay jus Wyndham rd 
Davie John M, S Bridgend st 
Dowell C & M, 102 Montague st 
Lyle, Miss, 1 Montague st 

McAleese, J F, 4 Gallowgate 
McGilp, 3 Tower st 
McMillan, , 6 W. Princes st 
Ramsay Hugh, 20 Argyle st 
Sinclair, T & M, 19 East Princas st 
Stewart Misses, SO Ardbeg rd 
Stewart, R. B. , Albert pi 
Tait Robert, 83 Victoria st 
Wilson, D., 60 Montague st 

Toy and Fancy Goods Dealer* 

Campbell. Misses A & C, Guildford sq 
Clay, Thos. M., 11 Victoria st 
Dougall, & Co., 21 Victoria st, and 

33 Gallowgate 
Dowell, C & M, 102 Montague st 
Mathers, Walter, 3 Gallowgate 
McNata J W & Sons, 1 Albert pi 
Wilson, R, 2 W Princes st 
Lyle, Miss, 1 Montague st 
Stewart, Misses, 80 Ardbeg rd 


Currie Duncan, 15 King st 
Fordyce John, Store In 
Morrison John, 15 Tower st 
Robertson. A. & Son, 21 Bridgend 

Gunn Ltd, 16 Tower st 

Watchmakers and Jewellors 
Cotaurn J, 16 Tower st 
Dougall, J. S.. 21 Victoria st 
Lauder, Hugh, 8 Albert pi 
Lawrence, J Barr, 24 Argyle st 

Wringing Machine Hirer 
and Repairer 

Aird, David, 1 Mill st 

Boot and Shoemaker —James Sweenie, 61 High Street, Repairs at City Prices. 
Ladies' Sole and Heel, 4s Gent.'s Sole and Heel, 5/6. Workmanship and 

Material Guaranteed 
Boots and Shoes Repaired— Workmanship and Material A 1 — Donald Mac- 

Pherson, 18 Bridge Street. 
Dispensing and Family Chemist, William Lyle, MPS, 13 East Princes street 

Electric and Fancy Goods Merchant, Jas Graham, 9 Montague St 
Potato Merchant — Duncan M'Ewan, 68 High street 

Tobacconist, Stationer, & Fancy Goods Emporium — Miss Stewart, 80 Ardbeg Road. 
Wholesale and Retail Fruit Merchant — Jessie Slaven. Stuart street 

Parish of North Bute. 

(Including the Village of Port-Bannatyne). 


Brown Arch. Crown Bids 
Dick. C S, 84 Marine rd 
Welsh, George, Melbourne pi 


Smith John, Ettrick 
Shaw Daniel, Straad 
Shaw Frank M, Castle st 

Boat Builders 

Alexander James 
Fyfe, John, Ardmaleish 
rVialeom, Arch., Marine rd, west 
Bute Slip Dock Coy, Ardmaleish 

Boat Hirers 

Alexander James, Marine rd 
Alexander Jas, jun, ., ,, 
Alexander John, Marine rd 
Wilson, James, Maiine rd 


M'Fie John, Crown buildings 

Carriage Hirers 
Cuppie Robert Jardine Wm 

Carting Contractors 
Gray, J W, Castle st 
Wilson, James, jun., Old Quay 

Coal Merchants 
Gray, J W, Castle st 
Wilson James, jun., Old Quay 


Alexander, Miss, In very ne pi 
Allan M & E, Sandringham ter 


Stowapt A, Marine road 


Murray, Miss, Inveryne pi 


Bannatyne & Schroder, Marine rd 
Hunter, Miss, Springwell pi 


Meldpum, Wm., Marine rd 


Auchavoulaig . . 









Bannatyne Mains 

Barone Fark 



Cranslagmory . . 

Cranslagvourity. . 



East St Colmac . . 


Eskechraggan . . 






Mid Park 
South Park 
North Park 







Little Kilmory 


Meikle Kilmory . 

Mid St Colmac . 



D. M'Donald 
Dan Gillies' heirs 
John Crawford 
Daniel Boag 
Robert Muir 
A & W Montgomery 
Ptr & Ach M'Intyre 
Daniel Macfie 
J. Currie 
D M'Kinnon 
Mrs & Js D M'Kay 
Wm. Carmichael 
Lachlan M'Lean 
Chas. Macfarlane 
J. P. Dic'-ie 
G. Lyon 
Alex. M'Intyre 
Dunbar J. &G. 
James P. Malcom 
J D M'Millan 
D M'Donald 
Andrew M'Intyre 
R Robertson 
G. Ross 
P. M'Intyre 
Robt. RobertsoD 
Hugh Lamont 

A.MacfieandT Bell 

Hugh Millar 
Mrs Stevenson 
Thos Lochhead 
Marquis of Bute 
Robert Duncan 
Henry M'Conechy 
D M'Donald 
Ninan Duncan 
D. M'Lean 
mis James M'Alister 
John Simpson 
James Middleton 

Nether Ardroscadale, L> Macalister 
Quogach . . Arrs Gillies 

Quien and Scalpsie John Martin, jun. 
Rhubodach . . Marquis of Bute 
Rullecheddan . . Mrs Wm Morrison 
Scalpsie . . John Martin 

Scarrel . . T. Lochhead 

Shalunt . . Thos Harvey 

TRADERS— North Bute Parish. 

Stewarthall .. A. M'Intyre 
Stuck . . John Hunter 

Upr. Ardroscadale Colin M'Callum 
Lower Ettrick . . John Macfle 
Upper Ettrick . . Wm. Hunter 
West St Colmac . . JnG Simpson's h 


Alexander, Miss, Inveryne pi 
CuPPie Robert. Marine rd 


Alexander Arch, Marine rd 
Dickie Arch. , Victoria pi 
Hogarth, Mrs JI. , Govandale pi 
Keith, Cath., Inveryne pi 
M'Dougall Miss, Castle st 


Small George. Marine rd 

Hotel and Innkeepers, etc 

CPawfoPd, Mrs David, Crown 

D uffin , Royal Hotel 

H'ydropathic, Swanstonhill 

SS Fadyen , Port-Bannatyne Inn 

MeKinnon Mrs Chas, Anchor Tavern 

Scott Wm, Private, Pier ter 


Cupple Robt. Marine rd 
McPhail Mrs Malcolm, Marine rd 


Malcom, Arch., Shore St, West 
M'Millan, Duncan, Castle st 
Speirs Charles S, Creek Drive 

Newsagents, Stationers, <fcc 

Burnside Wm, Marine rd 
Cuppie, Miss, Post Office 


Cunningham, Matthew, 9 Quay st 
McDermot C, Castle st 

Welsh, George, Melbourne pi 


Thompson Angus, Marine rd 


Meldrum George 


Inland letter postage, l^d under 2 oz. ; each additional oz., ^d. 
Letters for all Foreign Countries (except the IT. S. A. and Tangiers) 2^d for first oz 
l£d for each additional oz. British Possessions, U. S. A. and Tangiers, l|d for first 

oz , and Id for each additional oz. 
Post Cards Id each ; reply cards, 2d. Five words (of conventional nature) free on 
a picture post card at printed matter rate. 
Printed matter, under 2 oz., ^d ; £d for each 2 oz. up to 2 lbs. 

Foreign Postage. |d for each 2 oz., beginning at the first 2 oz. 
Parcels— 2 lh. 6d; 5 lb. 9d ; 8 lb. Is ; not over 11 lb„ 1/3. 
Postal Orders— 6d to 2s 6d, Id; 3s to 1.5s, l£d; los 6d to 21s, 2d. 
Inland Money Orders -£3, 4d ; £10, 6d ; £20, 8d ; £30, lOd ; £40, Is. 

C O. D. 

Particulars of Cash-on-Delivery Parcels will be found in onr International Monthly 

" SKOTS at HSM and ABROD and Wha wi' clem fergtcter," 
to be had, post free, for 2s 6d par annum, from Higgle & Co., Rothesay. 

July, 1929. 

Parish of King*arth. 

(Including the Village of Kilchattan Bay. 


Bell, D., Kilchattan Bay 

Jas Morrison & Son, Kilchattan Bay 


Baird.A. B.,Kingarth 

Boat Hirer 

Bell, M., Kilchattan Bay 

Bell, Malcolm, jun., Kelspoke 
Bell, John Mill house 

Mclntyre Jas & Son, Kilchattan By 

Carriage Hirers 

Comrie Jas, St Blane's ter 
M'Fie, D., Post Office, Kingarth 
M'Kirdy & M'Millan 

Gill, James, Little Bay 
M'Fie, Arch., Post Office, Kingarth 
M'Fie D, Kilchattan Bay 

Confectioners & Fruiterers 

Bell D., Kilchattan Bay 
Logan Mrs, Pier house 
Morrison J, Kilchattan Bay 
M'Dougall, E & J, Kilchattan Bay 
McFie M'Fie, A., Kilchattan Bay 


Brown, Miss Jessie, Little Bay 
Ferguson, Catherine, Little Bay 







Birgidale Crieff ... 

Birgidale Knock, 



Dixon's Dam 





J. Jamieson's heirs 
Mrs Ferguson's hrs 
Colin Campbell 
W M M'Millan 
Wm. M'lntyre 
Robt M'Dongall 
Arch Robertson'* hrs 
Alex. M'Farlane 
Marquis of Bute 
James Howie 
Peter M'Kirdy 
R B Scott 
John Moiton 



1 Alister M'Quen 
< Robert Taylor 
l^Thos Cumming 

Marquis of Bute 

Wm. & Mrs Martin 

W. Gemmill 

Thos Crawford 

Wm. B. Crawford 

T. Mathieson , 

Mrs & J Crawford 

Daniel Potts 

A. Macfarlane 

Robt & J M Alister 

Kerry lamont 


Kerry tonlia 

Langalbuinoch . . 

Langalchorad ... 


Little Kilchattan 


Meikle Kilchattan 


Nether Stravannan James Martin 

Newfarm .. Maiquisof Bute 

Plan and Kelspoke Marquis of Bute 

Quochag ... Arch Murray t 

Scoulag . . Marquis of Bute 

South Garorchty Dr J Macewen 

General Dealers 

McFie Misses E & A, Kilchattan Bay 

Morrison J, Kilchattan Bay 
M'Dougall, Jane, Kilchattan Bay 
MFie Flora, P O, Kerrycroy 
M'Fie, Eliz., Kilchattan Bay 

Hotel Keepers 

Crawford, Wm, Kingarth 
Lawson Jn, St Blane's, Kilchattan B 
Morrison Mrs J, Kiln Temperance house 

Fulton Jas., Kilchattan Bay 

Motor Engineer 

Comrie Jas, St Blane's ter 

Newsagent, &c. 

Morrison J, Kilchattan Bay 


Craig Hugh, Kilchattan Bay 

Tea Rooms. 
Richmond Miss M, Kilchattan Bay 

Tile Manufacturer 
Gilmour Thos , Kilchattan Bay 


Parish of Cumbrae. 

(Including the Burgh of Millport). 


Allan Hugh, Glasgow st 
Cunningham, Mrs John, 8J Guildford s t 
Ross John, Qusiyhead st 
Speirs Allan. 28 Stuart St & 24 Ke 
burne St 

Graham, Alex, Crawford st 

Boat Builder 

Mauchline Colin, Reid st 

Boat Hirers 

Dunan S. Glasgow st 
Hunter R., Strathwherry 
Mauchline Colin, Strathwherry 
M Neil J & L , Glasgow st 

Booksellers and Stationers 

Cunningham Jas., 35 Stuart st 
Blackburn J, 14;Guildford st 
Davie C. Glasgow st 
Hunter H, 19J Stuart st 
Kennedy W, Quayhead st 

Boot and Shoemakers 

Dunan Wm. H., Guildford st 
Little H., Stuart st 
Little H, Glasgow st 


Duncan Geo, Kameston 
Faulds Wm, Dorothy pi 


Waefarlane, J A. Guildford st 
Shields, Thos., Glasgow st 
Templeton. Wm. , Stuart st 

Chemist and Druggist 

Mackay David, 37 Stuart st 

Coal Merchants 

Co-Operative Society 
Kerp Walter, Clyde st 
Munro John, Barend st 



Boyd Miss Stuart st 
Lyall Miss, Guildford st 
M-Nicol Mrs, Stuart st 
Rowatt John, Stuart st 
Finlayson Mrs, Glasgow st 
Miller John, Kelburne st 
Monteith John, 6 Glasgow st 


Faulds Wm, Dorothy pi 
Maycroft George, 20 Kelburne st 


Caldwell Miss. Stuart st 
Campbell Arch., Glagow st 
Co-Operative Society. Guildford st 
Logie Miss, Guildford st 
Mills Mrs, Glasgow st 
M'Innes Miss, Cardiff s 
Rowatt Miss, Guildford st 
Shearer M. & H, 27 Stuart st 
Morton Miss, 54 Stuart st 


Mclnnes Miss, Cardiff st 
Rae Miss, Cardiff st 

Barbour John, Ballikellet 
Crawfor 1 John, Povtyre 
Crawford Mrs Karnes mill 
Crawfoid James, Piggatocn 
Finnie Geo, Upper Kirkton 
Finnie James Mid Kirkton 
Hill James, Penmaehrie 
Crawford David Ballochmartin 
M'Kirdy John, Nether Kirkton 
M'Kay John, Breakouph 

Boyd M, Stuart st 
Maclachlan Miss. 22 Glasgow st 
Rowatt John , Suart st 
Smith John, Stuart st 

(Licenced marked I.) 
Allan Jas, Glasgow st 
Brown Miss Cardiff st 
Co-Operative society, Cardiff st 
Graham Jas, Clyde st 
Houston Mrs A, Miller st 
Hunter Chs, Stuart & Glasgow sts 
McKay John T, Guildford st 

TRADERS— Cumbrae Parish. 

'McLaehlan D, 40 Glasgow st 
Wallace Jas, Quay head 
(Young Robt, Kelburne st 


Hunter H, Stuart st 
Matthewson Miss, 52 Stuart st 


Cumbrae, Stuart st— G Tempini 
Royal George, Quayhead — M, T. 

Garrison. Glasgow st — Bolsover 


Davie Chas, Glaigow st 

Kerr F, stuart st 

Leslie Mrs H W, Guildford st 

Duncan Thomas, Kameston rd 
Munro Neil, Miller st 
Taylor John, Barend st 


Cunningham Jas, 35 Stuart st 
Davie Chas., Stuart and Glasgow sts 
Hunter H, Stuartst 


Logie Miss, Guildford st 
Rowatt Miss, Guildford st 
Morton, Miss, 54 Stuart st 
Shearer Misses Stuart st 

Motor Hirers 

Black Robt, 15 Stuart st 
Burnie Wm, 27 Stuart st 
Kerr Walter, Clyde st 
Morrison John, 1 6 Cardiff st 
M'Intyre A. I tawford st 
Shearer. John, Crawford st 


Martin Robt, Viewfield nursery 
M'Lachlan W. Kirkton gardens 
Rowatt John, Glebe nursery 


Hastie Geo, Howard st 
Matthewson Andrew, 34 Howard st 
Crawford Jas, Churchhill st 


Patrick A, Glasgow st 
Wright A G, Cardiff st 

Faulds Wm., Churchhill st 

Plumbers and Tinsmiths 

M'DavidThosH. Crawford st 
M'Kinnon H, Ritchie st 
Risk James, Howard st 


Connell Arch, 12 Stuart st 
Hamilton Miss, Stuart st 
MarchieA, "Three Little Maids" 


Risk James, Howard st 
Faulds Wm, Churchhill st 

Spirit Merchants 

The Licensed Hotel-Keepers and 
Freebairn J B, Cardiff st 
Hastie Mrs, Glasgow st 
Johnston J (Kelburne) Stuart st 
Paterson. Mrs Jeannie, Glasgow st 

Steamboat Agents 

M'LeanAllan, Keppel Pier 
Stewart James, Harbour 


Davie Chas, Stuarfand Glasgow st 
Dunan Wm, Stuart st 
Leslie W H, Guildford st 

Toy Dealers. 

Davie Charles, Stuart st 
Graham Jas, Clyde st 
Hunter H, Stuart st 
Kennedy Wm, Quayhead st 
Leslie, H W, Guildford st 
Copeland R, Stuart st 

Town Crier 

Ferguson James, Cardiff st 

Those whose names are printed prominently patronise the Directory. 
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